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CORNICE

Description

Plaster cornice; apparently an original surface with cove painted like wood grain and possibly further decoration applied to it, and then a reapplication of plaster to form a leaf-decorated cornice. The latter has tan paint and the edges are picked out in gold paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1846
Material
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
painting (coating)
plaster
Object type
Building Component
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
CORNICE
cornices
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Painted
painting (coating)
plaster
Plaster
Dimensions
4 x 4 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.110
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
46079

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