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1970.443 (RS115364)

Description

Low-post double bedstead of a suite. Cottage-style. Headboard is rectangular panel with stepped crest rail, enclosed by jigsaw shaped posts with crocket finials. Basal moldings all around. Posts terminate in stepped Marlborough feet. Conforming foot post, side rails with rectangular panels enclosed by moldings, with bracket supports that join to head and foot posts. All repainted deep green over older green paint with black outline borders and scrolled corner elements. Same form as 1970.460, with grain painting in Gothic Revival style.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Location of origin
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Sleeping & Reclining Furniture
Places
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bed
beds (furniture)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
48 x 60 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.443
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64789
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Title Bed Accession number 1970.460 Notes 1970.460 BED Relationship Similar
Title Bedspread Accession number 1970.954 Notes 1970.954 BEDSPREAD Relationship Similar

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