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1967.183 (RS177014)

Description

Fragment. Landscape figure paper with a man on horseback with a musket, probably a rabbit hunter. His prey (the rabbit) is in a small vignette of its own above. Background field of allover stylized flowers. Printed in orange and black on a neutral ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
11 x 15 15/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.183
Credit Line
Gift of Charles R. Strickland
GUSN
176977
Related Items
Accession number 1967.173 Relationship Another sample, probably from same house
Accession number 1921.365 Relationship same block printed with one extra block and different background

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
framing foliage
man on horseback with musket
stylized flowers
sprigs
rabbit
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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