Field bed


Title
Field bed
Description
Sheraton-style rope field bed with turned birch posts (HOA 81", WOA 54" LOA 78 1/2"). Foot posts are reeded, and turned with rims and rings. Headboard is made of pine. All wood is stained to simulate mahogany. The ogee arched canopy is hinged at the top. Bed hangings are reproduction dimity (R98.02.01). New England, c. 1800. The video describes the history and use of the field bed.
Date
1800
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
Rights
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