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1976.92.1 (RS201473)

Description

Landscape figure wallpaper with alternating scenes of a pagoda and boy and girl fishing in a boat. Vertical stripes of foliage frame the scenes. Very stylized sprigs are in the background. Printed in pink, green, black, and white on an ochre ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
43 3/4 x 34 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.92.1
Credit Line
Gift of Charles R. Strickland
GUSN
176993
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England" fig. 26.3, pg. 122
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1985.657 Relationship same pattern with same blocks

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
pagoda
bridge
boat
boy and girl
net
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/4 (inches)

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