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Pilaster

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, American Landscape/Colony to Nation, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Painted pine
DATES ca. 1835
DIMENSIONS 132 x 16 x 3 in. (335.3 x 40.6 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
ACCESSION NUMBER 40.931.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Young Men's Christian Association, Flatbush Branch
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Pilaster, ca. 1835. Painted pine, 132 x 16 x 3 in. (335.3 x 40.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Young Men's Christian Association, Flatbush Branch, 40.931.3. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE detail, 40.931.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White painted pine. Simple, vertical rectangular form with single shallow conforming rectangular recessed center, raised on simple rectangular plinth, and capped by hybrid Ionic/Corinthian capital in three sections: elaborately carved central area, shaped undulating molding above, and flat molding below. Condition: Good. See conservation report in file. Conserved January and February, 2000.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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