Curtain tiebacks

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1900

GUSN

GUSN-307868

Description

Pair of circular brass curtain tie backs beaded on inner edge enclosing black transfer-printed circular plaque of a cherub under a tree sitting before an easel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tiebacks (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
earthenware
Fastener, CurtainTiebackKnob, TiebackKnob, Tieback

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Window & Door Coverings

Dimensions

1 3/4 (D), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.424AB

Places

Possibly