Wooden Inlay Fragment Created By Peter Glass

Description
This wooden inlay fragment of foliate scroll showcases the art of scrollwork, a decorative motif with ancient origins, utilized in the nineteenth century by Wisconsin cabinetmaker, Peter Glass. As a farmer in Wisconsin, German immigrant, Peter Glass, applied his native training as a marquetry craftsman to make award-winning furniture.
Date made
Late 19th C.
maker
Glass, Peter
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Barton
Measurements
overall: 3/16 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; .47625 cm x 13.335 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.281476.0031
accession number
281476
catalog number
281476.0031
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank (Catherine) Vidano
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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