Bed Cornice

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1807

GUSN

GUSN-6434

Description

.5,.6) Side pieces of a bed cornice, same design; elongated rectaguloid form; horizontal, slightly bowed reeding across entire length with square blocks mounted at each end; one block has canted rear edge to receive cross piece (missing); painted cream color with green striped edges; black with gilt Tudor-rose type medallion; two "tongue" joints at back to fit into bed post frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
softwood
Tudor rose
Softwood
Rose
Painted
Mahogany
CORNICE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3.875 x 78.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1290.5

Places

New Hampshire (United States)