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Made about 1840 by Dexter Marsh of Greenfield, Massachusetts, this painted and decorated small (37.5" long) baby cradle has a patriotic theme. The word "Independence" (written backwards) and a picture of an eagle decorate the sides. Banding decorates the edges of the frame and the rocker.


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creator   Dexter Marsh
date   1840
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
height   20.0"
width   19.25"
depth   37.5"
process/materials   wood
item type   Household Goods/Furniture
accession #   #1907.08.02

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