Looking Glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2837

Description

Painted wall mirror of rectangular shape with demilune-shaped crest (clock-face shape); the ground of red-painted pine on top of which is mounted a black single-arch molded frame with flat arched crest enclosing an oval floral medallion on reverse-painted glass, mirrored glass below (old glass).

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
pine (wood)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
glass (material)
demi-lune (shape)
pine (wood)
Painted
Pine
Demilune
Medallion
MIRROR

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Furniture

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1294