"Single Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304393

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Description

Design drawing titled "Single Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of a bed is shown. Single tester bed has branch veneer headboard with cut-out corners and scroll ears; posts with fluted tapered round upper sections and square lower sections with branch veneer panels; short block feet; acorn and urn finials; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has flat top and is shown with fabric valance. Title, design notes and "13910" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
tester beds
twin beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 5/8 x 10 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.025.001

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