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1923.5 (RS182863)

Description

Fragment. Pillar and Arch wallpaper with floral swags, a flower-filled urn and columns with Corinthian capitals. Printed in brown, white and black on a grey ground and stenciled in brown.

Details

Label
Displayed in "Cherished Possessions"
Maker
unknown
Date
1787-1790
1787 - date house was built
Associated Building
Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.), Front Hall.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
Dimensions
38 1/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.5
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry G. Vaughan
GUSN
175815
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig. 9.1, pgs. 59-61
Related Items
Accession number 1949.1098b Relationship an 1898-1899 Gregory and Brown reproduction
Accession number 1923.5b Relationship border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral swags
flower-filled urn
columns with Corinthian capitals
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Stenciled

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