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

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1290.2AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)