Fireboard

Date

1845-1875

GUSN

GUSN-25570

Description

Rectangular plank body w/ straight cut ends. Two long and one small cleat on back, all w/ chamfered edges. Hole cut in very stylistic or simplistic marbleized decoration of black over grey-ochre.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
FIREBOARD

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 x 41.188 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.79

Places

Massachusetts (United States)