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Object Name Bed
Object ID 1934.26.01
Collection O. Henry Museum Collection
Description Part of a three piece bedroom set. Wooden. Shell motif at the top of the head. Has a cusp. A broken pediment on each side of the headboard. Consists of headboard, footboard, two rails, and seven slats.
Provenance Belonged to Athol Estes Porter's step-father and mother, P.G. and Martha Roach. William Sydney Porter and his family would often stay with the Roaches and used this bed. It was purchased by students and faculty of the1934 English summer session at the University of Texas from Mrs. Peltil, Ave. G, Hyde Park, Austin, TX.
Length (in) 77.5
Width (in) 56.5
Height (in) 92