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Bedstead comprised of two sections that stand independently; red wash paint; modern roping. A) Pine headboard with sloped shoulders tenoned into low squared posts with lamb's tongue chamfered edges; side rails with holes for rope; end rail cuts through side rails and terminates in square legs. B) Foot section, narrower than headboard, of four squared rails; side rails with channels cut to allow rope to lie flush with top surface. Four square legs, mortise and tenoned to rails with end legs terminating in chamfered low posts.
sleeping and reclining furniture
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
18.375 x 50.375 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler