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Folding bed


Object number

RIF168

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

189.23 x 133.985 x 178.118cm (74 1/2 x 52 3/4 x 70 1/8in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (rails); birch (posts); white pine (headboard and center legs); ash (turn-up legs)

Provenance

Ladd House, Rhode Island. David Stockwell, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware; sold to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1954

Associated names

Ladd House
David Stockwell, Inc.

Bibliography

Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 30–31, no. 19, ill.