Tester Bed

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-02-03

GUSN

GUSN-304374

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil and ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double tester bed has rectangular headboard with molded cornice; rectangular footboard with recessed panel; posts with turned plain columnar upper section and square carved lower section extending to floor; concave curved sides; and tester attached to posts. Tester has molded cornice and flat top and is shown with fabric valance, head curtain and two side curtains. Design notes, "Francis Skinner Jr." and "Feb - 3 - 1903 ?" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
tester beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and ink (8 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.021.001

Date Notes

Date is shown with "?" on drawing.

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