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

Object Type

Building Components; Supporting Elements

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)