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Window Cornice

1971.1290.4 (RS116316)

Description

.1a) Straight reeded rail with block ends; painted white with green outline; four-petal gilt Tudor rose type blossom on each block; two tongues on back fitted to lath (see b). 1b) Lath for above cornice; straight plain board, painted cream color with two slots to receive cornice; shaped brackets at right angle to end; brackets with holes for curtain rods; lath for mounting cornice to window molding. .4) Cornice only.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1802-1820
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
painting (coating)
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
CORNICE
cornices
Painted
painting (coating)
Rose
Softwood
softwood
Tudor rose
Dimensions
3.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1290.4
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6433

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