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Object ID 1930.005
Object Name Cradle/Rocker
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of Mr. & Mrs. A.O.H. Grier
Year Range from 1775
Year Range to 1820
Description Cradle with hood: Dovetail construction with simple rockers and a medial stretcher. The bottom, side, and back footboards are single pieces of wood. The hood consists of three pieces of wood and there are open hand holds on each of the long sides and two old glued on labels: "Jan 14, 1930/ From family. . ./ Collins (nee Emma Stradley)/ Dover, Del. . . ./ A.O.H. Grier/ Society of Del. . ." & "Cradle From/ S.M. Collins/ Stradley family/ Mr. A.O.H. Grier."
Dimensions H-26.5 W-25.25 L-41.25 inches
Dimension Details
Owned Collins/Stradley Family
Provenance The cradle came from the family of Emma Stradley (Mrs. Stephen M. Collins) of Dover, DE.
Subjects Furniture
Cradles
Search Terms Cradles
Furniture
Collins Family
Stradley Family
Emma Stradley
Dover
Kent County
Material Wood
Place of Origin Dover, DE