Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2328

Description

Blue-painted hardwood and pine low-post bed. Baluster turned posts with round finials and slender swelled and tapering legs. Straight- back headboard with cropped arched corners. Outside rails with channeled grooves. Blue rich, but bright with turquoise cast.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
dowels
hardwood
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Pine
Hardwood
Dowelled
Painted
Turned
Bed

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33 x 36 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.336