Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2892

Description

A low-post bed with cylindrical finials on bulbous turned and tapering back posts and conforming lower front posts; The headboard has straight, molded top slopes at sides into posts; The molded edges are pierced with nails for roping. Stained red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
pine (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
pine (wood)
Sheraton
Pine
Turned
Painted
Sheraton
BED

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31.75 x 36.25 x 76.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1362