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Bellows

Description

Of "turtle back" form, with the handle and front painted brown and stenciled with leafage and a bowl of fruit. Shades of copper, yellow and pale green pigments are used. It has a brass nozzle, leather sides and a hanging strap.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
painting (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Bellows
bellows
Brass
brass (alloy)
Foliage
foliation (pattern)
Fruit Bowl
fruit bowls
leather
Leather
Painted
painting (coating)
scrolling foliage
Stenciled
stenciling
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 7 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.479
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2455

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