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1971.22 (RS176134)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Mid-nineteenth century marble paper. Pattern consists of trompe l'oeil marble in rectangular cells framed by chevrons or zig-zag lines. Between each rectangle are bellflowers and rosettes. Printed in grey, black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
1840 according to inscription
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
11 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.22
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
176762

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
trompe l'oeil
cut marble
chevrons
bellflowers
rosettes
Period/Style
Masonry
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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