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1920.324A (RS174983)

Description

Walllpaper fragment. All over arcs crowned with foliage in a heavily dotted ground. Elements are too stylized to permit naturalistic interpretation. Printed in black and white on tan. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Wiswall-Blackman House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 x 20 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.324A
GUSN
176687
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1920.324B Relationship Fragment of the same paper.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1920.325.1A

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Arc
foliage
diaper pattern
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 5 1/8, repeat width 5 1/4 (inches)

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