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Daybed

Description

Daybed with four turned posts, straight rails with bead & reel molding. Turned head and foot spindles between posts. Dust ruffle and cushion upholstery matches other period textiles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Object type
Furniture; Sleeping & Reclining Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed
Bed, Couch
Empire
Empire (style)
multiple-seating furniture
sleeping and reclining furniture
sofa beds
Tulip Poplar
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Dimensions
30.5 x 76 x 27.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1671
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57744

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