"Bed with Canopy"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1903-10-13

GUSN

GUSN-304371

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed with Canopy" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Half-tester double bed has headboard with arched broken pediment crest rail, carved rosettes and volutes, and carved basket of foliage and garlands below crest; rectangular footboard with recessed panel; inlay stringing on footboard and side rails; square rear posts which are carved or reeded below headboard and plain above; reeded round front posts with pineapple finials; short vasiform turned front feet with ring turnings; and half-tester frame attached to rear posts. Half-tester is rectangular with semi-elliptical front and flat top and is shown with fabric valance, head curtain and two side curtains. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Franklin MacVeagh" and "Det Oct 13 - 1903 R. B." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
half-tester beds
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 x 7 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.020.001

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