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From: Silver Jubilee Exhibitors, Antiques 60 (October 1951), 274
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Frame for embroidered needlework


Object number

RIF4983

Maker

Maker Peter Grinnell and Son, active 1809–1828

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

ca. 1815–ca. 1820

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Gilded wood

Marks

"LOOKING-GLASS & PICTURE-FRAME / MANUFACTORY, / PROVIDENCE. / Looking-Glasses in Gilt and Mahogany Frames, of / the newest fashions, constantly on hand, at wholesale / and retail; Gilt Frames and Glasses for all kinds of / Needle Work, Portraits and Pictures; Looking-Glass / Plates, Window-Glass of every size, Linseed, Lamp / and Whale Oil, with a large assortment of Paints, / Ship-Chandlery and Hard Ware. / PETER GRINNELL & SON, / Main-Street, nearly opposite the Providence Bank.," printed in black, on a paper label glued to backboard

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Florene Maine Antiques, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1951

Associated names

Florene Maine Antiques

Bibliography

"Silver Jubilee Exhibitors," Antiques 60, no. 4 (October 1951): 274, ill.
Betty Ring, "Peter Grinnell and Son: Merchant-Craftsmen of Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 117, no. 1 (January 1980): 215.