"One (1) Canopy Bed in Mrs. French's Room"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1908-03-25

GUSN

GUSN-304390

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Description

Design drawing titled "One (1) Canopy Bed in Mrs. French's Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style tester bed has headboard with cut-out scroll ears; front posts with turned vasiform upper sections and reeded columnar lower sections; rear posts with turned vasiform upper sections, cylndrical middle with carved acanthus leaves, and reeded columnar lower sections; short turned ovoid feet with cuffs; urn finials; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has flat top and is shown with a fabric valance. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. L. Melville French" and "March 25 / 08" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
tester beds
double beds
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.023.002

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