Patent Model - Woven-Wire Bed and Bolster

Maker and role
Richard Wagner, Patentee
Hugo Friedrich, Patentee
Production date
Mar 23 1880
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, iron
Measurements
4 x 12 x 7 1/2" (10.2 x 30.5 x 19.1cm)
Description
Wagner and Friedrich's patent "relates to that class of beds in which wire constitutes the bed-bottom and bolster; and it consists in the combination, with a bottom composed of two mats and with side sections, of a bolster and a folding frame and appliances, fully described hereinafter, whereby the whole, may be folded into a small compass or extended to form a strong, elastic, and durable bed." (Patent Number 225,737)
Object number
2015.14.3145
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