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1986.313.2 (RS24716)

Description

The headboard crest rail molded and carved w/ 7 flower heads over 4 recessed horizontal panels. The top panel w/ carved scrolling vine centering a round medallion over second w/ veneered "watered" tablet and two plain lower panels. The posts w/ rounded tops w/ wood medallion at top are vertically ribbed. Conforming footboard. Side rails w/ molded edges. Brackets at ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1900
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
chestnut (wood)
incising
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts (movement)
beds (furniture)
Carved
carving (processes)
Chestnut
chestnut (wood)
Incised
incising
Reform Style
sleeping and reclining furniture
SUITE, BEDROOM
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
63.5 x 57.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.313.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50780

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