Bedstead

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-51098

Description

A double bedstead with heavy spool turned posts. The plain headboard panel is enclosed in spool-turned rails with a gallery of spindles below a turned crest with large finial ends. The footboard has a double gallery of turned spindles below a similar crest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedframes
sleeping and reclining furniture
walnut (wood)
Elizabethan Revival
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Elizabethan Revival
BEDSTEAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

47.5 x 55.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.747