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1971.658 (RS117674)

Description

Elaborately molded, carved and gilt wood frame has applied gessoed leaf motif; encloses rectangular mirrored glass; sides of frame painted black; backed with wood boards.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
foliation (pattern)
gesso
glass (material)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
mirrors
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
foliation (pattern)
gesso
Gesso
Glass
glass (material)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
looking glasses
MIRROR
mirrors
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35.375 x 23.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.658
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5305

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