Cradle

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1925

GUSN

GUSN-256396

Description

Reproducation of a ca. 1725-1800 type cradle. Arched hood has 3 angled panel top. Sides have serpentine cut-out at juncture with hood. Foot has arched and double lobed shaped edge. Bottom board overhang has simple chamfered edge. Unusually heavy (3"x4") brace under center of base. Nail construction throughout. Blue-grey paint appears to be only layer of finish. Patina under base not sufficient for period piece.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cradles (children's beds)
pine (wood)
Cradle

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

369.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29" x 23 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.574