Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1895-1900

GUSN

GUSN-50780

Description

The headboard crest rail molded and carved w/ 7 flower heads over 4 recessed horizontal panels. The top panel w/ carved scrolling vine centering a round medallion over second w/ veneered "watered" tablet and two plain lower panels. The posts w/ rounded tops w/ wood medallion at top are vertically ribbed. Conforming footboard. Side rails w/ molded edges. Brackets at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
carving (processes)
chestnut (wood)
incising
veneering
chestnut (wood)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Chestnut
Carved
Incised
Veneered
Reform Style
SUITE, BEDROOM

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

63.5 x 57.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.313.2