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Mirror

Description

Rectangular mirror in split-columned Empire frame of painted wood with carved rosettes at corners and beaded edges. Glass plate above mirror section with painting of girl in white dress and hat surrounded by flowers and leaf shapes in yellow, gold, green, and red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paint (coating)
sheet glass
silvering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Other Furniture
Descriptive terms
Mirror
Mirror, Wall
paint (coating)
sheet glass
silvering
wall mirrors
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 7/8 x 15 3/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.459
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308588

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