Fireboard

Date

1845-1875

GUSN

GUSN-25573

Description

Unpainted pine body. Rectangular form w/ 4 paneled sections enclosed by rectangular framing w/ tongue-in-groove joints. The top left panel has been replaced w/ a tin panel w/ a circular cut-out to accomodate a stove pipe. The circle has a conforming tin cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pine (wood)
tin (metal)
pine (wood)
Pine
Tin
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
FIREBOARD

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

34 x 51.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.82

Places

Massachusetts (United States)