Curtain Hold-back

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-11997

Description

Round molded brass terminus with a concave center in a stylized flower motif of petals and hearts. Tin convex back attached to a tapered brass stem that terminates in a molded foot with a screw.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tiebacks (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
hearts (motifs)
Brass
Tin
Floral
Heart
TIEBACK

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Curtain Hold-back Accession Number 1971.1673.1
Title Curtain Hold-back Accession Number 1971.1673.2
Title Curtain Hold-back Accession Number 1971.1673.3
Title Curtain Hold-back Accession Number 1971.1673.4
Title Curtain Hold-back Accession Number 1971.1673.6

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2.438 x 4.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1673.5