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
Simple Name
panel
Full Name
door, six panels of oak, in three registers
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
door
Material
wood
Period Classification
Tudor (1500-1603)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1550
Production Year High
1650
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
229 High Street
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28

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