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Low-post bedstead or cot with four, plain, rectangular rails tenoned and pegged into four, flat-topped, square, tapered legs, which are chamfered along all four corners below the rails and on their top edges. The plain rectangular rails, which are higher than they are wide, slope inward on top and are cut with evenly spaced holes for a roped bottom.

Date

1800-1900


Geography


Material/Technique

Probably ash (primary)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 14 5/8 in. x 23 1/2 in. x 66 1/2 in. (37.15 cm x 59.69 cm x 168.91 cm)


Credit

Gift of an anonymous donor, 1949


Object Number

49-210


Colors


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