Bay State Varnish Stain / Bay State Household Enamel

Metadata

Title

Bay State Varnish Stain / Bay State Household Enamel

Date

1900 (circa)

Description

Wood slats varnished and painted in a variety of colors, encased in a wood frame.

Wadsworth Howland & Company, established by Samuel Wadsworth in 1845 in Boston, Massachusetts, produced paints, varnishes, and painters' supplies. The company was also a manufacturer, importer and dealer of artists' materials and drafting instruments. During the early 20th century, their logo of a pilgrim holding a bucket and paint brush was widely used to market their Bay State brand of paints and varnishes. In 1925, Wadsworth Howland became a subsidiary of F.W. Devoe & C.T. Raynolds Company.

Extent

16.0" H x 19.125"W

Medium

Wood, varnish, enamel

Identifier

2012.32.02