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Fire screen

Description

Wood framed fire screen with tufted needlepoint front, depicting a cherub framed by cream and gold roses and green leaves. Cherub enhanced with black, gray, and white beads. Wood stand has center post with turned vase-shaped finial, cabriole legs, and spade feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
crewel wool
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
crewel wool
glass (material)
pole screens
Screen, Fire
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
54 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.312
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288715

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