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1969.800AB (RS176155)

Description

Two unused wallpaper fragments. Medieval "buff varnished paper". Greek crosses in blue over green and red concentric circles on varnished buff ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1863
Paper purchased in 1863
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.), Front Hall. Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
L. Marcotte & Co.
Dimensions
10 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.800AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
177180
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; fig. 51.2, p. 204.
Related Items
Accession number 1969.800C Relationship same paper, but larger sample
Accession number E-59 Relationship 1863 bill of sale

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
cross
circle
medallion
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
medieval
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 7 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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