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Fireboard

1927.211A-C (RS207198)

Description

Paper from fireboard, representing a farmyard scene (a) with chickens feeding next to a well. Upper edge border (b) features full white vine coiling around a horizontal columnn. Left and right borders (c) are green stylized floral and scroll. Paper applied to canvas backing and wooden frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original To Benjamin Boyden House, 1st Floor Room.
Material
oil paint (paint)
oil painting (technique)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Places
Dedham (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
oil painting (technique)
scenic wallpapers
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 3/4 x 35 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.211A-C
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
31286
Related Items
Title Fireboard Accession number 1927.210 Relationship Same provenance

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique
Hand Painted
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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