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CORNICE

Description

Plaster cove cornice to which has been applied composition ornament with a cloth backing in the shape of gothic arches and trefoils. The original cornice was painted pink. The ornament and its background are painted gold. The composition is held on with tiny finish nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1846
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
plaster
Object type
Building Component
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Arch
arches
borders (ornament areas)
CORNICE
cornices
Gilded
gilding
Gothic (Medieval)
Gothic Border
Painted
painting (coating)
Plaster
plaster
Trefoil
trefoils (geometric motifs)
Dimensions
4 x 4 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.109
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
46078

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