Window Cornice

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1802-1820

GUSN

GUSN-6431

Description

.1a) Straight reeded rail with block ends; painted white with green outline; four-petal gilt Tudor rose type blossom on each block; two tongues on back fitted to lath (see b). 1b) Lath for above cornice; straight plain board, painted cream color with two slots to receive cornice; shaped brackets at right angle to end; brackets with holes for curtain rods; lath for mounting cornice to window molding. .2ab) Slightly larger than 1ab.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
painting (coating)
softwood
Tudor rose
Softwood
Rose
Painted
CORNICE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.1290.2A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1290.2AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)