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1987.340 (RS183033)

Description

Cut sample of scenic medallion wallpaper. Scene depicting the story of Cupid and Psyche surrounded by diapered patterning. Right-hand edge has stylized, floral stripe. Printed in green, three browns, white, blue, grey, and yellow on light yellow ground.

Details

Maker
Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)
Date
1940-1950
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)
Dimensions
29 3/8 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.340
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177411

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Cupid
Psyche
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Cupid and Psyche
Pattern No.
1006
State
Original
Theme
love
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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