Window Cornice

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11979

Description

Elongated rail with cream colored back board with gilt step molding along top and single square molding along bottom. Back board with gilt line borders with canted corners; ends are cylindrical with horizontal reeding and conforming moldings. Central keystone shaped panel on front with painted reserve of sheet music and instruments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
gilding
mahogany (wood)
veneer
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Mahogany Veneer
Painted
Gilded
CORNICE, WINDOW

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 x 48.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.2037.3

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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