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Billet Head

1991.890 (RS21121)

Description

Billet head with deeply carved scroll and leaf enclosing a cornucopia with fruit. It is painted yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
In ink on a jelly label, on the underside is: Billet Head from Salem.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Water Transportation Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CARVING, BILLET HEAD
Cornucopia
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
11 x 5 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.890
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11488

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