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1917.1583 (RS175043)

Description

Wallpaper fragments probably from the Stephen Robbins House, Lexington, Massachusetts. Three-dimensional block wallpaper, alternating with star element. Printed in white, black and varnish green on blue ground. Some fragments with attached border (see 1917.1583b).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Stephen Robbins House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 1/2 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.1583
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
176704
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England", p 86, fig 18.3.
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Accession number 1971.2 Relationship same or variant pattern
Accession number 1929.884 Relationship similar pattern
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.317
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
block and star
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 7, print width 21 1/4 (inches)

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