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Cornice

1960.47 (RS203867)

Description

A section of cornice with frieze on which reeded portions alternate with plain sections; pateras have been incised onto plain sections of frieze; Above there is a band of carved ornamental drops each ending in two guttae; white paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1804
Associated Building
Original To Charles Paine Houses.
Material
carving (processes)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
softwood
Object type
Building Components; Supporting Elements
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Cornice
cornices
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
paterae (motifs)
reeding
softwood
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 53 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.47
GUSN
482
Reference Notes
Chamberlain, Allen, Author. Beacon Hill. [No Publisher].

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