Colonial Bedroom
It contains a late 18th century rope-support bed with linen covered straw ticking, an 1820 trundle bed, antique quilts, 19th century spreads and onion-skin dyed, hand-woven blankets. A bedside Windsor chair was handcrafted at 169 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, by T. Mason, who branded his name on the bottom.

 

 

 

 

 

Also displayed are adult and children’s commodes, an operable loom, a spinning wheel, a yarn winder counter, trunks, family christening gowns, household linens, wire hoops and clothing.

 

       
       
       
       
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