Tieback

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1765-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3883

Description

Round painted enamel knobs fitted with brass rims and shafts which screw into wall; portraits of a young girl with bonnett on each.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tiebacks (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
enamel paint
painting (coating)
children (people by age group)
Enamel
Brass
Painted
Child
TIEBACK

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1.75 (D) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.226.1