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Relief Montage

Description

Rectangular format montage of a three-masted ship carved and applied to a wooden background that is painted blue. The sails are in high relief. Small figures are painted on the bowsprit, in the rigging, and on the crow's nest. There are two boats on deck. It is in a flat, rectangular, veneered frame of walnut.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
leather
Montage
montages (visual works)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12 3/8 x 20 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.824
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3154

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