CORNICE

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-46079

Description

Plaster cornice; apparently an original surface with cove painted like wood grain and possibly further decoration applied to it, and then a reapplication of plaster to form a leaf-decorated cornice. The latter has tan paint and the edges are picked out in gold paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
plaster
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Plaster
Painted
Leaf
CORNICE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 x 4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1959.110

Places

Connecticut (United States)