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1924.902 (RS174957)

Description

Fragments. Neoclassical wallpaper. Putti with birds, drapery swags and arabesque. Printed in red, black, yellow, white and pink.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
United States
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
wallpapers
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.902
GUSN
176640
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 91, note 7.
Related Items
Accession number 1924.9 Relationship Same pattern
Accession number 1981.64

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Arabesque
Cupid
pheasant
festoon
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Fireboard
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Theme
Neoclassicism
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 7/8, print width Incomplete (inches)

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