Wood, metal, fabric and stuffing
Bed - 371 mm (length); 250 mm (width); 332 mm (height), Each piece of bedding (min) - 100 mm (length); 47 mm (width), Each piece of bedding (max) - 532 mm (length); 362 mm (width)Order this image
National Trust Museum of Childhood
A four poster doll's bed made of wood with webbing and string support for the padding. The top of the four poster is detached and could fit on the locating pins at the top of the posts. The posts are fluted with brass coloured rings at the top. The legs of the bed have gold painted ball feet. The head of the bed has a middle hump and is broken, has been mended, but has a bit missing. The underside of bed has carved numerals, possibly carpenters marks. The bed linen consists of a padded mattress covered in cream fabric; an eiderdown, a bolster and a pillow covered in dark grey and white narrow striped ticking; and a valance, a sheet and a pillow case in cream fabric which have been cut out and pinned. In a cellophane bag is a sheet and pillowcase in cream coloured fabric. Total number of items is 11.