Doll Bed

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2736

Description

Green painted doll's pencil-post bed, the four posts are tapered and chamfered at the tops with a shaped headboard. The side rails are pierced with holes for rope-ties of string creating a grid support for a doll's mattress; painted pine green overall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
beds (furniture)
painting (coating)
string (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Wood
String
Painted
Bed

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1178

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Title Doll's Blanket Accession Number 1991.1265
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