Interior Window Cornice

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-13461

Description

Gold painted wood cornice. Carved with floral and foliate design, scroll and rosettes. Curved sides rise to meet at center shell motif. 2 metal brackets attached to back for wall attachment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
paint (coating)
shell (animal material)
wood (plant material)
floral patterns
rosette (motif)
scrolls (motifs)
shell (animal material)
Cornice
Paint
Shell
Scroll
Floral
Rosette
Cornice

Inscription

Label nailed onto back of cornice, in pencil. Includes two pencil drawings depicting window treatment styles marked ""left"" and ""right"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Supporting Elements

Dimensions

12 x 75 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1997.87.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)