Daybed, 1735-1760

Summary

Wealthy colonial ladies used daybeds in parlors or bedchambers to rest, read or nap. Some daybeds had adjustable backrests to make them even more comfortable.

Wealthy colonial ladies used daybeds in parlors or bedchambers to rest, read or nap. Some daybeds had adjustable backrests to make them even more comfortable.

Artifact

Daybed

Date Made

1735-1760

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States, Massachusetts 

Fully Furnished
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Fully Furnished

Object ID

27.104.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Maple (Wood)
Cane (Plant material)

Color

Blue
Brown
Red

Dimensions

Height: 38.375 in

Width: 22.5 in

Length: 67 in

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