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1917.294 (RS174974)

Description

Fragment. Overall repeat scenery paper. Swans, statue of Apollo with lyre in a lake-side garden. Printed in black and white on a blue ground. Drop repeat.

Details

Maker
Appleton Prentiss (Manufacturer)
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 1/4 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.294
GUSN
176648
Reference Notes
These are reversed images of the sample: Lynn; "Wallpaper in America"; pp. 112-113, fig 6.2 & 6.3. "Wallpaper in New England" p. 68, fig 11.5.
Related Items
Accession number 1917.284 Relationship Attached mourning picture.
Accession number 1917.293 Relationship Other paper used as backing.
Accession number 1919.597 Relationship Same pattern reversed.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
swans
Apollo
lyre
pavillion
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
Classicism
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 42 (inches)

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