Four-poster Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4243

Description

Octagonal head posts and rails retain original red stain; turned and fluted foot posts; original sacking; bottom has been removed; tester frame not original; tops of all four posts appear to have been cut slightly.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high-post beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
staining
pine (wood)
Pine
Mahogany
Stained
BED, FOUR-POSTER

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

82 x 55.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.496