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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
Dimensions
5 x 2.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.644.2C
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5288

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