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Window Cornice

Description

Elongated rail with cream colored back board with gilt step molding along top and single square molding along bottom. Back board with gilt line borders with canted corners; ends are cylindrical with horizontal reeding and conforming moldings. Central keystone shaped panel on front with painted reserve of sheet music and instruments.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
CORNICE, WINDOW
cornices
Gilded
gilding
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Painted
painting (coating)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.5 x 49.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.2037.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
11977
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Title Window Cornice Accession number 1971.2037.2 Notes 1971.2037 2 CORNICE, WINDOW Relationship Part of set
Title Window Cornice Accession number 1971.2037.3 Notes 1971.2037 3 CORNICE, WINDOW Relationship Part of set
Title Window Cornice Accession number 1971.2037.4 Notes 1971.2037 4 CORNICE, WINDOW Relationship Part of set

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