Overmantel

Description
An ‘overmantel’ was a decorative panel above a fireplace. At the centre of this panel is an image of the sun with a face, surrounded by scrolls with two cherubs above. It was salvaged from a bedroom in the farm in the 1980s.
Accession Loan No.
309/1988
Simple Name
overmantel
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
overmantel
Material
plaster
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1640
Production Year High
1660
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Great Moor Farm, Sowton
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28

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