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Sayward Coat of Arms

1977.229 (RS116462)

Description

Ink and watercolor on paper, wood frame. Rectangular coat of arms of the Sayward family.

Details

Maker
Gore, John (Maker)
Date
1760-1790
Inscriptions
""He beareth Aules on a Fefs Higent between Chevrons Ermine, three Leopords Heads of the first Crest a Leopord's Head. - By the Name of Sayward.""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
gilding
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
coats of arms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gilded
gilding
Ink
ink
Leopard
panthers (leopards)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Sayward Family
Dimensions
18.75 x 14.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.229
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3887
Reference Notes
Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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