Field Bedstead

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1820

GUSN

GUSN-5285

Description

Pine pencil posts at head with curvilinear headboard; side rails pierced for rope; birch foot posts constructed in three pieces: rope-turned upper section, turned and blocked middle, turned lower post; ovoid brass medallions screwed to blocked section of post at end of bed, covering bed bolts; tester frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

field beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Sheraton
Birch
Pine
Sheraton
BED, FIELD

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

80.5 x 56.75 x 76.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.644.1