Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3041

Description

Red-painted hardwood child's low-post bed, the tapered square legs wit flattened ball finials; pointed headboard, pierced side rails with roping, old brick-red paint overall with second coat underneath.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
mortise-and-tenon joints
joining
painting (coating)
rope
sawing
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Children's furnishing
Wood
Rope
Mill Sawn
Painted
Turned
Mortise & Tenon
Federal
Bed

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Pencilpost Bed Accession Number 1991.1466

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 38 1/4 x 50 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1532