Doorframe

Artist/maker unknown, American

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
c. 1785-1800

Medium:
Painted pine and poplar

Dimensions:
11 feet 2 inches x 6 feet 2 inches x 5 1/2 inches (340.4 x 188 x 14 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 107, American Art, first floor

Accession Number:
1940-3-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Thomas Skelton Harrison Fund, 1940

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Label:
This doorframe is from a house once located at 214 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia. Its decoration shows a combination of rococo and Federal motifs often found in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Philadelphia architecture.


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