Tester bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-308453

Description

Four-post bed, back posts tapered and beveled, front turned. Head board with scrolled ends. Canopy is arched.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tester beds
wood (plant material)
Bed
Bed, Canopy
Bed, Canopy

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

81 x 59 1/4 x 77 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.476

Date

1790-1820 (Probably)