Cradle

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-2071

Description

Board cradle. Mahogany with maple rockers, white pine bottom and support blocks. Three-pitch hood, arched skirt, scalloped sides and footboard. Brass bail handle and applied molding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cradles (children's beds)
sleeping and reclining furniture
mahogany (wood)
Bed
Bed, Child's
Cradle
Mahogany
Cradle

Additional Identification Number

1920.67B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, New England

Dimensions

27 1/2 x 22 1/3 x 41 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. James H. Beal

Accession Number

1920.67.1

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)