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1949.768 (RS119878)

Description

Sheraton style. Four heavy ring turned legs resting on bulbous feet. Block turning at join with side rails. Applied molding follows contour of block on foot posts on outer sides. Foot posts with ring turning, swelled reeding and mushroom turning terminating at tester frame. Simple headposts taper to mushroom turning or finial. Arched serpentine tester frame painted white, with four medial rectangular stretchers. Hinged at top center. Headboard and footboard have scrolled corners with C-shaped cut-out sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Sheraton
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
85.5 x 42.125 x 77.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.768
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7750

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