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Cradle

Description

Rounded arched hood with shaped sides, top; narrow bends with scroll ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Inscriptions
On brass plate on back of hood: ""This cradle belonged to Mary Stone of Newburyport, who was born in 1795 and in 1815 married Edmund Sewett. In it she rocked their eight children.""
Material
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Chippendale
CRADLE
cradles (children's beds)
Maple
maple (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
29 x 24 x 39.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.435
GUSN
39718

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