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Looking Glass

1991.1294 (RS21415)

Description

Painted wall mirror of rectangular shape with demilune-shaped crest (clock-face shape); the ground of red-painted pine on top of which is mounted a black single-arch molded frame with flat arched crest enclosing an oval floral medallion on reverse-painted glass, mirrored glass below (old glass).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
pine (wood)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
demi-lune (shape)
Demilune
glass (material)
looking glasses
Medallion
MIRROR
mirrors
Painted
Pine
pine (wood)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Accession Number
1991.1294
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2837

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