Garniture

Description:

Gold-painted circular wicker or woven fiber basket laden with flowers, including pansies and violets, crafted from colored threads stretched over wire frames and accented with silk leaves. Covered by a clear colorless glass dome or shade that fits on a circular, scotia-molded wood base covered with maroon velvet on three ball feet. No marks.

Date Made: 1850-1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Bequest of August Mencken

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.68.0480Catalog Number: 68.0480Accession Number: 274913

Object Name: garniturebouquet, threadwork

Physical Description: wood (base material)silk thread (flowers material)silk fabric (leaves material)wire (flowers, stems material)wicker (basket material)paint (basket material)glass (shade material)velvet (base lining material)Measurements: overall: 12 5/8 in x 11 1/2 in; 32.0675 cm x 29.21 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d558-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1456813

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