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BED

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom


About this object

Louis XVI; canopy supporting salmon pink taffeta drapery in swags edged with off-white tassels; at top center of headboard a carved in motif with wreath of roses and laurel leaves; on side supports fluted pilasters topped by finials (pomegranates?); upholstered, curved panel on head and footboard, same material as bedspread: silk damask, widely-spaced garlands of pink and yellow flowers on plain beige ground; pine cone on a staff.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
BED
Made from:
Wood
Made in:
France
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
144.8 x 195.6 x 212.1 cm (57 x 77 x 83 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.137
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973