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Painted floorboard

1959.254A-C (RS207248)

Description

Three short pieces of paneled floor board. One is cut to accomodate a post. Circles and diamonds with stylized floral motifs; stenciled and hand painted in blue, black, yellow, and red. White ground. Same paneled floor as is stored in Derby Barn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
possibly
Associated Building
Original To Humphreys Street House (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
painting (image-making)
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
flooring
floors (surface elements)
paint (coating)
Painted
painting (image-making)
softwood
Softwood
Dimensions
5 13/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.254A-C
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
46140
Related Items
Title Floorboard Accession number 1959.254 Relationship same pattern

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