Artist/maker unknown, American
Walnut, mixed woods
* Fairmount Park Houses, Cedar Grove, Second Floor, Master Bedroom
1998-129-1Purchased with funds contributed in memory of Helen Blum, 1998
LabelOften used by women during their "lying-in" period after childbirth, and by those confined to bed due to age or illness, adjustable bed chairs - such as this example - were often fitted with washable linen or cotton slipcovers.
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