Doorhead

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1800-1801

GUSN

GUSN-67137

Description

Door enframement with alternating dentils and "acorns" under crown molding; frieze features McIntire basket, grapes and leaves above each jamb; wrought nails. Yellow over green paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

door heads
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
composition (material)
wood (plant material)
acorn
vine scrolls
dentils
baskets (containers)
Element, Door
Enframement, Door
Painted
Molded
Composition
Dentil
Acorn
Fruit Basket
Grape
Torah
Enframement, Door

Associated Building

Original To Oak Hill,

Additional Identification Number

1959.117A A

Maker

McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Dimensions

13 x 59 x 5.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1959.117A

Reference Notes

Kimball, Fiske, Author. Samuel McIntire: Carver of Salem. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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