Tester Bed

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304375

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double tester bed has headboard with straight cylindrical crest rail terminating in volutes; turned and carved posts with vasiform upper section and round lower section; turned vasiform feet; and arched tester attached to posts. Tester is shown with fabric valance, head curtain and two side curtains.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
tester beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.021.002

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