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Bedstead

1986.414 (RS24712)

Description

Head posts pencil-turned to square foot; the footposts are baluster turned and tapered; shaft to straight square serpentine leg ending in molded foot; testerframe; side and end rails; mahogany stain; short lasts original.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1800
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Birch
birch (wood)
Chippendale
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
80 x 56.375 x 80.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.414
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50829

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