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1923.5b (RS182863)

Description

Wallpaper border fragment. Pattern consists of meandering bellflowers printed in black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Label
In "Cherished Possessions"
Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1790
Associated Building
Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 1/8 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.5b
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry Vaughan
GUSN
175814
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p.60, fig. 9.1
Related Items
Accession number 1923.4b Relationship same pattern and block
Accession number 1923.5 Relationship sidewall

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bellflower
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border

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