Fire screen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-289573

Description

Rectangular wool, silk and glass bead embroidered firescreen depicting a spray of flowers in black, brown, white and gray. Stand has acorn finial, S-curved legs and scroll feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pole screens
wood (plant material)
crewel wool
glass (material)
Screen, Fire

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

59 x 20 3/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.238

Date

1800-1850 (Possibly)