Cornice

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1804

GUSN

GUSN-482

Description

A section of cornice with frieze on which reeded portions alternate with plain sections; pateras have been incised onto plain sections of frieze; Above there is a band of carved ornamental drops each ending in two guttae; white paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
carving (processes)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
softwood
paterae (motifs)
reeding
Cornice
Cornice

Associated Building

Original To Charles Paine Houses,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 53 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1960.47

Reference Notes

Chamberlain, Allen, Author. Beacon Hill. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)