Bed Cornice

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-47182

Description

Carved wooden bed cornice. Cornice has curved arms with carved rosettes at each end. Center of cornice is decorated with a quiver of fletched arrows crossed by a flaming torch. Cornice is painted white with gilt accents.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
beds (furniture)
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
Bed

Inscription

"Estes Howe/Appleton St" (Pencil script)

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard Hobart

Accession Number

1965.121K