Cradle

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-39718

Description

Rounded arched hood with shaped sides, top; narrow bends with scroll ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cradles (children's beds)
sleeping and reclining furniture
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
Birch
Maple
Chippendale
CRADLE

Inscription

On brass plate on back of hood: ""This cradle belonged to Mary Stone of Newburyport, who was born in 1795 and in 1815 married Edmund Sewett. In it she rocked their eight children.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 x 24 x 39.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1938.435

Places

Massachusetts (United States)