Painted sheathing board

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1766

GUSN

GUSN-41287

Description

Board with three square edges; split on the fourth edge. Stenciled with large foliate stripe with dotted borders. White on green ground, painted directly onto board (no wallpaper). Some whitewash between joist or stud marks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boards (flat objects)
sheathing
wallboard
flooring
softwood
paint (coating)
painting (coating)
stenciling
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
vines
Board
Stenciled
Painted
Leaf
Vine
Board

Inscription

RCN / Gift of Joe Hammond 3/11/70 / Portsmouth, N.H. / Chase House / Strawberry Bank / Hallway / this info. restricted for the present (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original To Chase House,

Additional Identification Number

A3806
760

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19.5 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1970.1324

Date

1766 (date Chase House built)

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill