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Cradle

​American baby cradle - nicely finished and typical style. Scroll shape at head and foot, cut out handholds at sides, nicely shaped and detailed rockers. Mahogany, but bottom board may be poplar. May have been a cradle descended from a family in Maryland. Probably Maryland in origin

Object number 1932.2.1

Dimensions: 38” long x 19-1/2” wide x 27” tall (at head) 17-3/4” at foot

Rockers 24-1/2” long

Estimated age: 18th century



What visitors say

Visiting the Joel Lane House was like going back in time.  Thank you so much for showing us the house of Joel Lane.  Its interesting to see how the founder of Wake County lived.

Kayla