Doll's Cradle

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3043

Description

Red-painted wooden doll's cradle with four tall splayed posts of squat round finials; shaped headboard and straight footboard; wide side panels grooved at the top, and removable bottom; on thick rockers with worn old, pinkish-red paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
cradles (children's beds)
doll-playing accessories
carving (processes)
mortise-and-tenon joints
joining
nailing
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Federal
pine (wood)
Pine
Oak
Mortise & Tenon
Painted
Nailed
Carved
Federal
CRADLE, DOLL'S

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

16.25 x 12 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1534