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Picture Frame

Description

Of rectangular form with a canted edge and a wide cone molding, enclosed by beading and a slightly sloping rectangular liner, grain painted to simulate Rosewood(?) in umber and red. It has two brass rings and wire at one end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
Inscribed on a jelly jar label on brown paper wrapping the frame, in NFL's hand: wide, red/grained frame. Rabbit=30x33/overall 39 1/2 x 31.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Empire
FRAME, PICTURE
frames (furnishings)
Painted
Pine
Dimensions
39.5 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.360
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11412

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