Sign or Ship Decoration
Decorative Arts and Design
Oil painting on pine
Gift of Edith Gregor Halpert
Wooden sign or ship decoration; rectangular panel with rounded top edge painted with scene of a three masted schooner with set sails and an American flag; banners around top edge read "United States" and "Brooklyn." Probably was a stern board decoration.
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American. Sign or Ship Decoration, ca. 1850. Oil painting on pine, 11 x 26 1/2 in. (27.9 x 67.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Edith Gregor Halpert, 55.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.24_bw.jpg)
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