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Cradle

Cradle
Title
Cradle
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Mahogany, pine, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 45 1/2 in. ( 71.8 x 64.1 x 115.6 cm )
Description 
Mahogany cradle with hood with faceted top, cut-out handles on either side, broken serpentine-shaped foot board, and mattress with cotton ticking and raw cotton stuffing; raised on shaped rockers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Georgina Romain Nichols (Mrs. James Wallace Nichols)
Object Number 
1948.33
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, Mrs. George McLaughlin (Harriett Taylor, ca. 1813-1873) of New York City, grandmother of the donor, rocked her daughter Harriett T. McLaughlin (1843-1907) in this cradle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group