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1971.809 (RS117791)

Description

Rectangular form; four square Marlborough legs support rails at sides which hold bottom board; vase turning above ascends to top rail; turned spindles are enclosed between rails throughout, finials cut off, blocked Marlborough feet; remnants of original red stain.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
CRIB
cribs (children's beds)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
29.5 x 26.875 x 42.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.809
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5493

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