"Two Single Beds - Violet & White"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304298

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Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Two Single Beds - Violet & White" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Drawing depicts one Neoclassical-style single bed with rectangular headboard and footboard with straight crest rail and recessed rectangular panels with molded trim; acorn finials atop blocks with carved rosette medallions; sides with deeply curved top edge and side rails with molded trim and carved rosette medallions at each end; and four short tapered turned feet with cup turning at top. Title, design notes, and "Mrs. E. D. Jordan. Traced for factory. Add detail changed" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
twin beds
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 5/8 x 12 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.013.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item