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Swan Weathervane

1991.734 (RS35100)

Description

Swan roof ornament on carved base. Body whitewashed over green paint. Beak painted green. Nail and screw construction. Tack eyes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Meterological T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Cygnus (genus)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Swan
Weather Vane
Weathervane
weathervanes
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.734
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8520

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