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Post from high post bedstead

ca. 1815
Origin: America, Virginia, Norfolk (probably)
OH: 63 1/2"
Tulip poplar, iron and brass.
Gift of Sumpter T. Priddy, III
Acc. No. 1994-25
Single post from highpost bedstead which has been shortened at top but retains original finish, one bolt cover fragment, and caster housing. This post came from a bedstead used at Fairntosh, the plantation house built by Duncan Cameron near Durham, North Carolina, in the early 19th century.
Provenance:This post (and G1994-24) came from bedsteads used at Fairntosh, the plantation house built by Duncan Cameron near Durham, NC, in the early 19th century.