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Medium:
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions:
12 1/2 × 7 in. (31.8 × 17.8 cm)
Style:
Neoclassical
Type:
Panels (surface components)
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Description:
Cast-iron surface ornament in the shape of a cornucopia with remnants of white paint.
Label Text:
Fragments of buildings and decorative panels have been popular choices for garden ornaments since the early twentieth century. They are often made of stone, concrete, metal, or plaster. Historic, decorative motifs from architectural ornaments often appear in these reliefs, while others are found with the contemporary designs.
Topic:
cast iron  Search this
panels (ornament areas)  Search this
panels (surface components)  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection.
Accession number:
1984.239
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4789a58b7-5d3a-48f1-b4c4-e1d7ccd7de7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_1984.239