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Bedstead

1986.747 (RS24713)

Description

A double bedstead with heavy spool turned posts. The plain headboard panel is enclosed in spool-turned rails with a gallery of spindles below a turned crest with large finial ends. The footboard has a double gallery of turned spindles below a similar crest.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
bedframes
BEDSTEAD
Elizabethan Revival
sleeping and reclining furniture
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
47.5 x 55.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.747
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51098

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