Billet Head

Collection Type

  • Transportation

GUSN

GUSN-11488

Description

Billet head with deeply carved scroll and leaf enclosing a cornucopia with fruit. It is painted yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Carved
Painted
Cornucopia
CARVING, BILLET HEAD

Inscription

In ink on a jelly label, on the underside is: Billet Head from Salem.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 x 5 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.890

Places

Massachusetts (United States)