Bedstead

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-64789

Description

Low-post double bedstead of a suite. Cottage-style. Headboard is rectangular panel with stepped crest rail, enclosed by jigsaw shaped posts with crocket finials. Basal moldings all around. Posts terminate in stepped Marlborough feet. Conforming foot post, side rails with rectangular panels enclosed by moldings, with bracket supports that join to head and foot posts. All repainted deep green over older green paint with black outline borders and scrolled corner elements. Same form as 1970.460, with grain painting in Gothic Revival style.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Bed
Pine
Painted
Bed

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Dimensions

48 x 60 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.443

Places

Probably New York state (United States)
Probably
Probably

Related Items

Title Bed Accession Number 1970.460
Title Bedspread Accession Number 1970.954