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Collage

Description

Collage of seaweed in a straw basket on a white ground, surrounding by a tan mat. Under glass in a plain molded gilt frame. Backed with newspaper and pine boards.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
dated 4/7/1865
Inscriptions
A poem on the tan mat reads: Call us not weeds, we are flowers of the sea.... Dated April 7, 1865.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
algae (protists)
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
algae (protists)
baskets (containers)
COLLAGE
collage (technique)
Fruit Basket
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Seaweed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.125 x 9.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1698.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12556

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