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Fireboard

Description

Rectangular plank body w/ straight cut ends. Two long and one small cleat on back, all w/ chamfered edges. Hole cut in very stylistic or simplistic marbleized decoration of black over grey-ochre.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
FIREBOARD
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
28 x 41.188 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.79
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25570

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