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1959.117A (RS85731)

Description

Door enframement with alternating dentils and "acorns" under crown molding; frieze features McIntire basket, grapes and leaves above each jamb; wrought nails. Yellow over green paint.

Details

Maker
McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)
Date
1800-1801
Location of origin
Salem, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original To Oak Hill.
Material
composition (material)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Components; Door & Window Elements
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acorn
baskets (containers)
Composition
Dentil
dentils
door heads
Element, Door
Enframement, Door
Fruit Basket
Grape
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly acorn
Possibly composition (material)
Torah
vine scrolls
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 x 59 x 5.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.117A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
67137
Reference Notes
Kimball, Fiske, Author. Samuel McIntire: Carver of Salem. [No Publisher].
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