Sofa bed

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-18587

Description

Sofa bed. Incised geometric detail on crest and sides. Tufted upholstery on seat, apron and back. Three legs (front ones curved) on either side. Rests on casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofa beds
multiple-seating furniture
sleeping and reclining furniture
oak (wood)
cotton (textile)
Eastlake
Cotton
Eastlake
BED, SOFA

Inscription

Imprinted into wood at tops of both arms, back of crest and back: ""PATENTED/ AUG. 10. 1875"" Printed paper label affixed to back: ""Automatic Sofa Bed/ PATENTED AUGUST 10 1875, and AUGUST 13, 1878./ SIDNEY SQUIRES & CO.,/ SOLE MANUFACTURERS,/ 1287 Washington Street,/ BOSTON, MASS.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Sidney Squires & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

44 1/4 x 75 1/2 x 31 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1270

Places

Massachusetts (United States)