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1968.38.2 (RS174632)

Description

Fragment of diaper patterned paper from fireboard. Large diamond pattern printed in light brown, smaller diamond set inside larger diamond printed in green. Pinkish-beige ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Old Jotham Bush Tavern (Boylston Center, Mass.).
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Fireboard
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.38.2
GUSN
177316
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pg. 225.
Related Items
Accession number 1968.38.1-4

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamond
diapered
quatrefoil
Period/Style
Diaper pattern
Form
Fireboard
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/2(?) (inches)

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