Shaker Museum

Frame, Picture

Picture frame, Hancock, MA

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Wood rectangular frame (a) stained black. Top side of frame on both edges of border has a carved, "zig-zag", design that is repeated and about 1/8" wide. White, raised rectangle presented directly in the middle of black frame and is about 1/4". It is indented with dull gold "tick marks" that are about 1/8" long x 1/16" wide. Reverse: frame s covered with heavy brown paper and has two eye-hooks screwed into either long side 4 3/8" from top. Bronze, turned wire in the shape of an arc attached to eye hooks for hanging. Rectangular piece of glass (b) 10 1/4" wide x 13 7/8" long. Rectangular cork or lightwood backing (c), natural, fits inside back of frame, approximately 14" x 10 1/8" wide.



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Shaker Museum Frame, Picture. Accessed on February 5, 2023

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