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Collection National Woman's Party Decorative Art Collection
Catalog Number 1984.001.004p
Object Name Bed, Four-poster
Title Iron bed support bar for four-poster bed from Izetta Watkins, 1840-1850 ca.
Date 1840-1850 ca.
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Description Early 19th century tester bed, with block and turned posts and vase forms supporting the tester, shaped head and footboard over ring-turned feet.

Iron bed support bar to fit across side rails and underneath mattress, one of three (m,n,p).
Dimensions W-2 L-60.5 D-3.25 inches
Material Metal
Provenance Originally loaned to the National Woman's Party headquarters by NWP member Izetta Jewel Brown Miller to furnish the West Virginia Room at Sewall Belmont House and Museum. On October 1, 1984, the furniture was formally given to the Woman's Party Corporation by her daughter Izetta Jewel Watkins.