Low-post bed, twin-sized. Maple. One of a pair. Headboard comprised of cut-out scroll ears between turned and carved posts with ball finials. Footboard has similar posts with turned foot rail above mattress level; plain board side rails and secondary foot rail. Metal plate under headboard rail marked "C.B. Swift and Company, 16 Charles St., Boston, Mass."
Probably C. B. Swift and Company (Maker)
Both bedsteads are stamped with parts numbers ""3417"" on headboard rail, etc.; both with metal plate under headboard rail marked ""C.B. Swift and Company, 16 Charles St., Boston, Mass.""
- Location of origin
- Boston, MA, USA
- Associated Building
- Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
- Object type
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
sleeping and reclining furniture
- 45 1/3 x 39 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler