1955.0799 Bed
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Bed

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, South, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1755-1775

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Cypress; Maple

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0799


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Object Number

1955.0799

Object Name

Bed

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, South, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Previously catalogued as New York, 1760-1775. Charleston origin verified by Brad Rauschenberg of MESDA, 6/86.

Date

1755-1775

Materials

Mahogany; Cypress; Maple

Dimensions (inches)

88.75 (H) , 78.25 (L) , 55.25 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

225.425 (H) , 198.755 (L) , 140.335 (W)

Measurement Notes

OH includes tester; OW and OL at feet. H (posts) 87.75 in.; H (top of rail) 14.75 in. (37.3 cm); W (tester) 52.5 in. (133.2 cm); W (top of posts) 51.5 in. (130.9 cm); W (frame) 53.625 in. (136.1 cm); L (tester) 77 in.; L (top of posts) 74 in.; L (frame) 77.25 in.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: figure 2
[Book] Rauschenberg, Bradford L. & Bivins, John. 2003 The Furniture of Charleston.
Published: vol. I, no. CB-4, pp. 439-41.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies.
Published: pl. 1.