Bedstead

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1800

GUSN

GUSN-50829

Description

Head posts pencil-turned to square foot; the footposts are baluster turned and tapered; shaft to straight square serpentine leg ending in molded foot; testerframe; side and end rails; mahogany stain; short lasts original.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
birch (wood)
Chippendale
Birch
Chippendale
BED

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

80 x 56.375 x 80.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.414

Places

New Hampshire (United States)