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1920.474.2 (RS201277)

Description

Multiple large fragments of Gothic Revival stripe paper. Pattern consists of vertical stripes of Gothic architecture, complete with pointed arches, tracery, balustrades, quatrefoils and foliage. Printed in tan, three browns, and blue on a satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
78 3/4 x 30 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.474.2
GUSN
176647
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 185 & 190
Related Items
Accession number 1922.18 Relationship same pattern printed in reverse
Accession number 1920.474.1 Relationship 1st layer

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stripe
tracery
quatrefoil
pointed arch
foliage
climbing vines
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Wallpaper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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