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1923.4 (RS182842)

Description

Fragment. Alternating rows of black urns with blue, oval fields framed by wreaths and connected by bell flower swags tied with bow knots. Printed on yellow ochre ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1790
1787 - year Hamilton House was built
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.4
GUSN
175820
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, p. 60, fig. 9.2
Related Items
Accession number 1923.4B Relationship border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
swag
urn
bow knot
pine cone
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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