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Cradle

1971.726 (RS33348)

Description

Hooded pine cradle with outward sloping straight sides and foot; foot and hood supports have scalloped edges as does hood frontal molding; top of hood made from three boards, the two sides angled upward and the top flat; rests on two rockers with rounded ends; painted brick red; tacked joints; plant construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1799
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CRADLE
cradles (children's beds)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
26.125 x 36.625 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.726
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5380

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