Bread Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1978

GUSN

GUSN-305107

Description

Bread tray. Painted tin with fruit and foliate on gold background and and orange-red trim. Painted by Laura Godfrey Loud Orcutt (1910-1997); received award from the Historical Society of Early American Decoration, Inc. Exhibition label attached to bottom.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

bread trays
tin (metal)
paint (coating)
Tray, Serving
Tray, Bread
Tray, Bread

Inscription

"Laura Loud Orcutt/Sheepscott, Maine/1978" (In gold ink.)

Additional Identification Number

1039.3

Maker

Orcutt, Laura Loud, 1910-1997 (Artist)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Candace Orcutt

Accession Number

2014.146.3

Date

1978 (Date of decoration)