1963.101 A,B Pole Screen
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Pole screen (Fire screen)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1775-1810

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Wool; Canvas; Brass

  • Techniques:

    Canvaswork, Woven (plain), Embroidered (Irish stitch)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1963.1013 A, B


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Object Number

1963.1013 A, B

Object Name

Pole screen (Fire screen)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1775-1810

Materials

Mahogany; Wool; Canvas; Brass

Techniques

Canvaswork, Woven (plain), Embroidered (Irish stitch)

Construction Description

Hand-stitched

Dimensions (inches)

51 (H) , 18 (W) , 15.75 (Image H) , 17.5 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

129.54 (H) , 45.72 (W) , 15.75 (Image H) , 17.5 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Screen: L: 15 1/2 inches; W: 17 1/4 inches

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Published: cat. no. 155, p. 293.
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p. 99, fig. 46