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Fireboard

Description

Unpainted pine body. Rectangular form w/ 4 paneled sections enclosed by rectangular framing w/ tongue-in-groove joints. The top left panel has been replaced w/ a tin panel w/ a circular cut-out to accomodate a stove pipe. The circle has a conforming tin cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
FIREBOARD
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Pine
pine (wood)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
34 x 51.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.82
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25573

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