Bed mosquito frame with netting

Date

1866-1900

GUSN

GUSN-41285

Description

Central metal disk with six tapered pine arms connected by pins which when extended with attached off white glass netting forms oval canopy with cascades; disk has screw to attach to bed framing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canopies (bed components)
mosquito nets
cotton (textile)
metal
net (textile)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Unidentified Metal
Cotton
Net
CANOPY

Inscription

Label on one arm: PATENTED/Sept. 25th 1866/By I.E. Palmer

Additional Identification Number

A3715

Maker

Palmer, I.E. (Patent holder)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

74 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1935.1542