Door

Description
Tudor houses were usually cold and draughty. Oak panelling helped to insulate rooms and keep out the draughts. The decoration on this panel is called linenfold. This example was from a wealthy merchant’s house in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
507/1987
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
door
Simple Name
panel
Full Name
door, six panels of oak, in three registers
Dimensions
whole H 1840 mm; whole W 690 mm; whole TH 35 mm
Period Classification
Tudor (1500-1603)
Production Year Low
1550
Production Year High
1650
Family Group

Material
wood
Collection Site Name
229 High Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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