Pilaster Capital

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1818

GUSN

GUSN-27282

Description

Black paint. Acanthus leaves with small ionic-like scrolls above them and a four-petaled flower in the center. Rounded edge on cap above the capital. The top has a greenish cast to it, possibly from copper flashing. Small block near the bottom of the back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capitals (column components)
painting (coating)
softwood
acanthus (motif)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
scrolls (motifs)
Torah
Softwood
Painted
Acanthus
Scroll
Flower
CAPITAL

Associated Building

Original To Eagle House (James Duncan House),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 x 15.25 x 6.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1914.283

Places

Massachusetts (United States)