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1971.464B (RS183291)

Description

Fragment. Striped paper. Vertical rows of losenges with stylized leaves alternating with rows of ellipses framing sprounting stylized flower buds. Printed in black and lavender on yellow ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1807
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.). Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 3/4 x 20 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.464B
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
175805
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England", p. 115, fig. 24.4

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
losenge
stripe
leaf
ellipse
flower buds
ribbon
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 3/4, repeat width 10 1/2 (inches)

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