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High-post bed


Object number

RIF4750

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

75 x 52 x 75 in. (190.5 x 132.08 x 190.5 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Provenance

By descent in the Shaw family, 100 Acre Farm (Chace Point), Shaw Road, Little Compton, Rhode Island. Carleton C. Brownell, Little Compton; given to the Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1960

Associated names

Shaw family of Little Compton, Rhode Island
Carlton C. Brownell

Bibliography

"Little Compton Historical Society: Bed, Canopy," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=96DD844C-1B0C-4121-ACD6-080464714895;type=101 (accessed March 18, 2010).