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Looking Glass

Description

Wood frame has beaded outer and inner edges, both gilded. The face of the frame is mahogany veneer. Rectangular mirror is enclosed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Empire
Empire (style)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
looking glasses
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
MIRROR, CHEVAL
mirrors
veneer
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
26.125 x 18.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1629
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12492

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