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Field Bed Cornice

Description

Original cornice to bed in northwest chamber; relates to window cornices 1971.2039. .2a) End cornice member: flat board with serpentine shaped top and straight bottom edge; frame member behind with glue blocks; sawed off ends to abutt conforming side cornice members; was stained dark brown (to be covered with fabric). .2b) Identical to above, but with tongue-notched ends. .2c) Original side member; identical form but longer. .2d) Reproduction side member made by Roland B. Hammond of Andover, Mass. ca. 1978.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1820
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
softwood
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
bed components
BED, FIELD
field beds
Sheraton
sleeping and reclining furniture
softwood
Softwood
Accession Number
1971.644.2A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5286

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