|Date||[late 19th century]|
|Description||Wood and metal bedsprings, Connecticut, United States of America, late 19th century, made by National Wire Mattress Company. Twin size box spring with wood and metal sled-shaped frame and steel wire grid suspended by springs across top; metal painted dark green; manufacturer's mark stenciled in gold paint on frame; similar to bedsprings (1961.784).|
"NATIONAL WIRE / MATTRESS / PAT. APRIL 9th 1872"
scrawled on side: "[3-9]"