Sandstone Oriel

Private Residence, Washington, DC-  This pressed tin oriel was sandpainted to mimic the Seneca sandstone carved blocks on the base of the house. This technique, also known as rustication, was used extensively by George Washington at Mount Vernon and is all but forgotten today.

Sandstone Oriel was sandpainted to mimic the Seneca sandstone carved blocks on the base of the house. This technique, also known as rustication, was used extensively by George Washington at Mount Vernon and is all but forgotten today.