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Low-post bed


Object number

RIF185

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

82.55 x 73.66 x 171.45 cm (32 1/2 x 29 x 67 1/2 in.)

Date

1790–1820

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); white pine (headboard)

Provenance

Lillian Blankley Cogan, Farmington, Connecticut; sold to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1950

Associated names

Lillian Blankley Cogan

Bibliography

Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 14–15, no. 5, ill.