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Baluster

Description

Nine unpainted balusters. Delicately fluted urn-shaped lower portion with scalloped ends on the fluting. The upper portion is round in profile and tapers. Rectangular dowels at both ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Associated Building
Original To Pierce House (Dorchester, Mass.).
Material
fluting
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BALUSTER
balusters (railing components)
Fluted
fluting
Scalloped
scalloping
Softwood
softwood
Dimensions
34.75 x 1.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.69.1-9
GUSN
444

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