Crib


Title
Crib
Description
This walnut crib dates to the late 1700s and is located in the King-Bazemore parlor. In planter families, babies often stayed in the same room as the mother for several years. However, much of the work of caring for the baby was left to a slave nurse. By contrast, enslaved workers in the field were generally given no more than a month off of work to recover from childbirth. The accompanying video describes the history and context of the object.
Date
1775-1800
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
Rights
This item has been made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. If you are the creator or copyright holder of this item and would like it removed, please contact us at als_digitalcollections@ecu.edu.
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Know Something About This Item?


*
*
*
Comment Policy