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1949.894.1 (RS120002)

Description

Rectangular frontal board with ogee cut ends; shaped lower edge in form of tassels and swags. White painted background with overall trellis or cross-hatched effect in light green. Sea green or aqua border trim and tassels; central urn motif flanked by two polychrome floral springs in swagged drapery effect.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1930
Location of origin
ME, USA; NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Possibly Maine (United States)
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
Ogee
ogee arches
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
tassel
Tassel
Trellis
trellises
Urn
urns
VALANCE
valances
Dimensions
11.625 x 51.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.894.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7541

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