Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-249008

Description

Federal four-poster bed with two turned foot posts with swelled reeding and urn above rail, heavily reeded below rails. Turned tapered head posts. Pine headboard with serpentine crest. Maple rails have beaded outside edges. Bolt caps on foot posts, none at head. Fitted with a modern boxspring and horsehair mattress. Replaced urn finials top all posts. Elements of tester stored under bed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Bed, Four-poster

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

63 1/4 x 57 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Guido R. Perera

Accession Number

1971.69