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Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0035
Other number GAF. 68
Object Name Bed, Four-Poster
Description Full-tester, flat-top camp or field-style bedstead with four delicate, plain, tapering columnar posts over square Marlborough legs with block feet and casters. Low serpentine headboard with small central rounded hump and ogee-shaped sloping shoulders on either side.

Smaller blocks, smaller casters, taller columns, but larger in overall measurements.
Date 1770-1790
Year Range from 1770
Year Range to 1790
Made Philadelphia PA
Material Poplar/Cherry/Hickory
Height (in) 37
Source Girard, Stephen
Received as Bequest
Used Stephen Girard's Water Street house