Painted floorboard

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-46140

Description

Three short pieces of paneled floor board. One is cut to accomodate a post. Circles and diamonds with stylized floral motifs; stenciled and hand painted in blue, black, yellow, and red. White ground. Same paneled floor as is stored in Derby Barn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boards (flat objects)
floors (surface elements)
flooring
softwood
paint (coating)
painting (image-making)
Softwood
Painted
Board

Associated Building

Original To Humphreys Street House (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 13/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1959.254A-C

Date

1800-1825 (possibly)

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)

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Title Floorboard Accession Number 1959.254