Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11310

Description

It has "sleigh bed" form head and foot boards with rolled top rail and eurolinen uprights with oval feet enclosing rectangular panels. It is painted a creamy white/grey and heightened with decorative blue pinstriping and corner scrolled devices centering a polychrome floral spray. It has shaped side rails, similarly painted without the floral center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
hardwood
painting (coating)
Tudor Revival
Empire (style)
Hardwood
Painted
Cottage
Empire
BED

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

39 x 55 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1657