CORNICE

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1846

GUSN

GUSN-46078

Description

Plaster cove cornice to which has been applied composition ornament with a cloth backing in the shape of gothic arches and trefoils. The original cornice was painted pink. The ornament and its background are painted gold. The composition is held on with tiny finish nails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
gilding
painting (coating)
plaster
arches
borders (ornament areas)
Gothic (Medieval)
trefoils (geometric motifs)
Plaster
Painted
Gilded
Arch
Gothic Border
Trefoil
CORNICE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 x 4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1959.109

Places

Connecticut (United States)