|Collection||National Woman's Party Decorative Art Collection|
|Object Name||Bed, Four-poster|
|Title||Iron bed support bar for four-poster bed from Izetta Watkins, 1840-1850 ca.|
|Year Range from||1840|
|Year Range to||1850|
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|
|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.|