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Low-post bed


Object number

RIF4748

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

63.5 x 134.62 x 198.12 cm (25 x 53 x 78 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

Marked on bottom in black "200-69"; small circular white sticker reads: "#8/B"

Style

vernacular style

Provenance

Carlton C. Brownell, Little Compton, Rhode Island; given to the Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1972

Associated names

Carlton C. Brownell

Bibliography

"Little Compton Historical Society: Bed, Folding," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=4AFA7598-D618-4020-A1E5-825344105620;type=101 (accessed March 18, 2010).