Wall Paneling, Wagoner House

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1775-1799

GUSN

GUSN-11035

Description

The architectual wall panelling into which the pictures #1991.1323.b,c were set. See file for drawing of panelling. Panelling was acquired with the landscape paintings. These were removed with their original molded enframements. The fireplace opening has a bolection molding. There are flanking members on each side consisting of four vertical panels of different sizes: 5 small rectangular panels above landscapes and a dentilled cornice. Evidence of dark paint was found on panel bevels and among several layers of later paint, the buff which was restored on moldings of the landscapes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paneling
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Oil Paint
WALL, PANELLING

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1323 A

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

98 1/2 x 51 5/8 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1323A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)