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2008.6.2 (RS196254)

Description

Unused frieze sample. Two bands of dogs with surround of foliate scrolls, above and below feature simple bands of geometric ornament. Printed in blue and green on green ground.

Details

Maker
Burges, William (Designer)
James Shoolbred & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1875
Inscriptions
[in pencil] "wall-paper frieze / France, about 1875 / 1939 - 45 - 5 / (portion)"
"SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3" (Stamp and written)
Location of origin
England (origin); Norwich, CT (use)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
WALLPAPER
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 1/2 in x 14 7/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103480
Reference Notes
This pattern is illustrated in "Wallpapers in America," p. 350, plate 87.
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1
Notes Cooper-Hewitt Museum 1939.45.5

Comments

Wallpaper #

AvatarPosted by Cait on September 8, 2010
This frieze paper is identical to the one used in the Butternut Bedroom at Chateau-sur-Mer, Newport RI. The Wetmore sisters donated many wallpaper samples from Chateau to the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in the 1930s.