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Floorboard

Description

Stenciled floorboards, two joined with battens. Alternating pattern of squares (14" each) light and dark with black borders. Dark squares have brown-red marbled patter while light square have quatrefoil-like motifs in their centers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original To Humphreys Street House (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
softwood
stenciling
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
FLOORBOARD
floors (surface elements)
Painted
painting (coating)
Softwood
softwood
Stenciled
stenciling
Dimensions
75.5 x 31.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.255BC
GUSN
46142

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