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Floorboard

1918.1131 (RS207146)

Description

Floorboard, smooth with trace of carpenter's marking on the front. On the ceiling side the roughsawn board was whitewashed and then painted with black dots as decoration. Lower surface formed ceiling of the east end room of the lean-to at the Blaney House, Swapscott, MA. Decorated with whitewash and sponge painting.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1700
Associated Building
Original To Blaney House.
Material
painting (coating)
softwood
whitewashing (coating)
Object type
Building Components; Construction Materials
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
flooring
floors (surface elements)
Lumber
Painted
painting (coating)
softwood
Softwood
Whitewashed
whitewashing (coating)
Dimensions
17.5 x 0.875 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1131
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
28372

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