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Bed Cornice

1965.121K (RS191052)

Description

Carved wooden bed cornice. Cornice has curved arms with carved rosettes at each end. Center of cornice is decorated with a quiver of fletched arrows crossed by a flaming torch. Cornice is painted white with gilt accents.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
"Estes Howe/Appleton St" (Pencil script)
Material
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed
beds (furniture)
cornices
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1965.121K
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Richard Hobart
GUSN
47182

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