Floorboard

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1700

GUSN

GUSN-28372

Description

Floorboard, smooth with trace of carpenter's marking on the front. On the ceiling side the roughsawn board was whitewashed and then painted with black dots as decoration. Lower surface formed ceiling of the east end room of the lean-to at the Blaney House, Swapscott, MA. Decorated with whitewash and sponge painting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boards (flat objects)
floors (surface elements)
flooring
painting (coating)
softwood
whitewashing (coating)
Lumber
Board
Softwood
Whitewashed
Painted
Board

Associated Building

Original To Blaney House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.5 x 0.875 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.1131

Places

Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)