Field Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1815

GUSN

GUSN-3039

Description

The arched head board is flanked by two turned head posts; the foot posts with baluster-turned upper section; the posts are surmounted by an arched tester frame and four urn-shaped finials; rails have original linen webbing attached with nails and painted lead.

Details

Descriptive Terms

field beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Federal
maple (wood)
Children's furnishing
Maple
Turned
Painted
Federal
BED, CANOPY, CHILD'S

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

54.5 x 30 x 52.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1530