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The Bed Work

Asylum... Institution... Sanitarium   © 2004

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Vintage Metal Doll Bed with Chain Link Mattress Support:

14” (W) x 24 1/4” (L) x 10” (H) at headboard

Blanket front: (vintage cotton, machine sewn edge) 23” (W) x 32” (L)

Pillow case front: (vintage cotton) 4 1/2” (W) x 7 1/2” (L)

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Top Flat Sheet front: (vintage cotton) 23” (W) x 30 1/4” (L)

Pillow front: (vintage cotton, filled with cotton stuffing) 4” (W) x 7” (L)

Pillow case back

Blanket back side

Bottom Fitted Sheet front: (vintage cotton)  14” (W) x 23” (L)

Pillow case front: (vintage cotton) 4 1/2” (W) x 7 1/2” (L)

Pillow back

Top Sheet back side

Bottom Fitted Sheet back

Mattress top side: (cotton ticking, stuffed cotton batting, hand tied, machine and hand sewn) 13 ” (W) x 23 1/4” (L) x 2” (H)

Mattress back side

Blanket front detail

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