Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-31286

Description

Paper from fireboard, representing a farmyard scene (a) with chickens feeding next to a well. Upper edge border (b) features full white vine coiling around a horizontal columnn. Left and right borders (c) are green stylized floral and scroll. Paper applied to canvas backing and wooden frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
scenic wallpapers
boards (flat objects)
oil paint (paint)
wallpapers
oil painting (technique)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
Oil
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Fireboard

Associated Building

Original To Benjamin Boyden House, 1st Floor Room

Related Items

Title Fireboard Accession Number 1927.210

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Environmental Control Elements

Dimensions

30 3/4 x 35 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1927.211A-C

Places

Dedham (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill