Mirror

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-289726

Description

Long rectangular mirror with rounded top in elaborate wod and gesso frame, gilded. Ornamented with flowers, leaf and bud at two lower corners, and with crowning spray of flowers and leaves on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall mirrors
silvering
sheet glass
wood (plant material)
gesso
gilding
Mirror

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

55 x 25 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.243

Date

1780-1820 (Possibly)

Places

Probably