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Bed Cornice

1971.1290.5 (RS116316)

Description

.5,.6) Side pieces of a bed cornice, same design; elongated rectaguloid form; horizontal, slightly bowed reeding across entire length with square blocks mounted at each end; one block has canted rear edge to receive cross piece (missing); painted cream color with green striped edges; black with gilt Tudor-rose type medallion; two "tongue" joints at back to fit into bed post frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1807
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
CORNICE
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rose
Softwood
softwood
Tudor rose
Dimensions
3.875 x 78.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1290.5
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6434

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