Tinsel Picture

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2963

Description

The rectangular reverse-painted glass plate depicts bird perched on a cherry tree branch, backed with crinkled tin foil; the bird reverse painted in polychrome watercolors; the remainng ground is black; enclosed within simple, gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pictures (two-dimensional representations)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
tinfoil
Glass
Tinfoil
Painted
PICTURE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10.375 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1443