Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-12492

Description

Wood frame has beaded outer and inner edges, both gilded. The face of the frame is mahogany veneer. Rectangular mirror is enclosed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Empire (style)
Glass
Mahogany Veneer
Empire
Beaded
Gilded
MIRROR, CHEVAL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

26.125 x 18.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1629