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1917.235 (RS173109)

Description

Tapestry patterned wallpaper fragment printed to look like flame stitch needlework. Provincals with floral wreaths alternating with hollyhocks. Printed in three greens, two pinks, and white on light pink ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Young House, 2nd Floor Room.
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
29 5/8 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.235
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
176816
Related Items
Accession number 1917.234 Relationship Wallpaper, first layer in sequence.
Accession number 1917.292 Relationship Border, first layer in sequence.

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Hollyhock
floral wreath
flame stitch
needlework
Period/Style
Tapestry
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20, print width Incomplete (inches)

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