Board "Williams Inn"

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-2324

Description

Board from room end or side wall painted gray with freehand designs in balck and white with scrolls; bird and owl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shop signs
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
owl (bird)
Wood
Oil Paint
Painted
Owl
Bird
Sign, Trade

Inscription

Typewritten on jelly jar label at right, board reverse: Board from a/painted room in the Williams Inn, Sunder/land MA. Remainder/of painted walls owned/by Soc. Pres. N.E./Antiquities, Boston. Handwritten on white label below jelly label, reverse: Wall boarding from/Williams Inn,/Sunderland, Mass./See painted box by same decorator. Handwritten in green chalk reverse, right: O D D

Associated Building

Original To Williams Inn,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

11 5/8 x 59 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.332

Reference Notes

Little, Nina Fletcher, Author. American Decorative Wall Painting. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)