Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1860

GUSN

GUSN-308500

Description

Bed with scrolled head and foot boards with cannonball finials. Painted grain with yellow/gold slip on edges, stencil design of fruit and basket. Original rope bottom removed and fitted for mattress.

Details

Descriptive Terms

low-post beds
wood (plant material)
stenciling
paint (coating)
Bed
Bed

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

46 1/2 x 54 1/2 x 79 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.446