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1986.1168 (RS25319)

Description

A rectangular panel of dark blue velvet, oil painted with a branch of apple blossoms(?) in shades of green, grey, pink, brown and yellow. It hangs from a narrow brass rod with cone and urn form finials and six small brass rings. Four blue silk pom-poms hang from the panel base. The brass rod is suspended from blue silk cord without a blue pom-pom at each end. The panel is backed in medium blue sateen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cloth
oil paint (paint)
silk (textile)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Apple Blossoms
Brass
brass (alloy)
cloth
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
PICTURE
Sateen
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wall hangings
Dimensions
17.5 x 13.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1168
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51291

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