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Brown-Pearl Hall

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The woodwork in this room came from a house built by Cornelius Brown (or Browne), a farmer, and his wife Susannah in a small town in Essex County, north of Boston. In 1738 the house passed to Richard Pearl and descended in his family until it was dismantled. The Museum acquired the woodwork in...

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Acquired by the MFA October 1925 as part of Manning House and Brown Pearl Hall purchase for $5,334.16.

Credit Line

John Lowell Gardner Fund

Structural Frame

about 1704

Object Place

West Boxford, Massachusetts

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Medium or Technique

Oak, pine




Architectural elements