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1919.517i (RS173111)

Description

Cut wallpaper sample. Pomegranate and chrysanthemum frieze. Printed in beige, green, black, peach, brick red, brown and tan on cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Inscriptions
"About 1860-70? From/the Haven house, corner/Mt. Vernon + Mt. [sic] Cedar St. Boston." ([Note: Should be West Cedar St.] )
"71475P" (stamped)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Haven House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
14 x 26 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1919.517i
GUSN
177166
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pg. 222, fig. 60-1. For similar patterns, see Antiques, vol. 96, Oct. 1969, and Omar and Hamilton, Wallpapers: A History, pg. 388, fig. 1076.
Related Items
Accession number 1919.517a-g

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Pomegranates
chrysanthemums
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
71475P ?
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 7/8, print width Incomplete (inches)

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