Field Bed Cornice

Date

1795-1820

GUSN

GUSN-5287

Description

Original cornice to bed in northwest chamber; relates to window cornices 1971.2039. .2a) End cornice member: flat board with serpentine shaped top and straight bottom edge; frame member behind with glue blocks; sawed off ends to abutt conforming side cornice members; was stained dark brown (to be covered with fabric). .2b) Identical to above, but with tongue-notched ends. .2c) Original side member; identical form but longer. .2d) Reproduction side member made by Roland B. Hammond of Andover, Mass. ca. 1978.

Details

Descriptive Terms

field beds
bed components
sleeping and reclining furniture
softwood
Sheraton
Sheraton
Softwood
BED, FIELD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.644.2B

Places

New Hampshire (United States)