Floorboard

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-46142

Description

Stenciled floorboards, two joined with battens. Alternating pattern of squares (14" each) light and dark with black borders. Dark squares have brown-red marbled patter while light square have quatrefoil-like motifs in their centers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boards (flat objects)
floors (surface elements)
painting (coating)
softwood
stenciling
Softwood
Stenciled
Painted
FLOORBOARD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

75.5 x 31.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.255BC

Places

Massachusetts (United States)