Garniture

Garniture

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Object Name
Fancy-work display of eastern North American birds
Stuffed Birds under Dome
garniture
Object Type
bell jars
Date made
1850-1870
date made
1850-1900
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
taxidermy specimens (birds material)
composition material (branch, rocks material)
paint (branch, rocks material)
wire (branch material)
silk fabric (leaves material)
moss, dried (ground cover material)
grass, dried (ground cover material)
glass (shade material)
wood (base material)
Measurements
overall: 18 3/4 in x 13 5/8 in; 47.625 cm x 34.6075 cm
ID Number
DL.68.0479
accession number
274913
catalog number
68.0479
Credit Line
Bequest of August Mencken
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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