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1949.893.1 (RS120001)

Description

Rectangular frontal board; ogee cut ends; shaped lower edge in form of tassels; circular medallion. Painted decoration: white background with mustard trim, circular medallion enclosing urn at either end. Two colonial-style male silhouettes in center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1930
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
Classical Figure
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Man
Medallion
men (male humans)
Ogee
ogee arches
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
tassel
Tassel
Urn
urns
VALANCE
valances
Dimensions
11.5 x 39.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.893.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8057

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