Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-18827

Description

Empire style sleigh bed. Mahogany w/ identical headboard and footboard w/ curved rounded top rails. Flat-sided stiles, S-curved at tops and broader as they form legs. Set on casters. No ornamental carving or detail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
BED

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

43.5 x 58 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1468