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Foil Picture

1949.764 (RS119874)

Description

Eglomise painting of basket painted reddish orange with diamond weave pattern holding assorted polychrome flowers. Two birds: one in the flowers on the left and one above flowers to the right. Background painted black. Glass backed with crinkled tinfoil. Heavy molded wooden frame with gilded gesso on the front, sides unpainted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
tinfoil
verre églomisé
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Picture
pictures (two-dimensional representations)
tinfoil
verre églomisé
Dimensions
20 x 26 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.764
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7747

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