Cradle

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-5380

Description

Hooded pine cradle with outward sloping straight sides and foot; foot and hood supports have scalloped edges as does hood frontal molding; top of hood made from three boards, the two sides angled upward and the top flat; rests on two rockers with rounded ends; painted brick red; tacked joints; plant construction.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cradles (children's beds)
sleeping and reclining furniture
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
CRADLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26.125 x 36.625 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.726