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Tinsel Picture

1991.1443 (RS21194)

Description

The rectangular reverse-painted glass plate depicts bird perched on a cherry tree branch, backed with crinkled tin foil; the bird reverse painted in polychrome watercolors; the remainng ground is black; enclosed within simple, gilt frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
tinfoil
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
PICTURE
pictures (two-dimensional representations)
tinfoil
Tinfoil
Dimensions
10.375 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1443
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2963

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