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Artist/maker unknown, American

Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

c. 1785-1800

Painted pine and poplar

11 feet 2 inches × 6 feet 2 inches × 5 1/2 inches (340.4 × 188 × 14 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 207, American Art, second floor

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Purchased with the Thomas Skelton Harrison Fund, 1940

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This doorframe is from a house once located at 214 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia. Its decoration shows a combination of rococo and Federal motifs often found in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Philadelphia architecture.

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