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1987.363 (RS183006)

Description

Cut sample of pastoral scenic wallpaper. Broken line patterned background. Scene is of three sheep that alternates with lady's straw hat filled with flowers. Bordered with flowers and zigzag and dot pattern. Printed in pinks, greens, white, and brown on beige ground.

Details

Maker
Birge Co., Inc. (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
27 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.363
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177416
Reference Notes
see "Wallpaper in New England," p. 186, 46-a #6 for photo of an original sample of this design.
Related Items
Accession number 1987.364 Relationship continued repeat in different colorway
Accession number 1922.13 Relationship original example of this same pattern, in reverse

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
sheep
flowers
lady's straw hat
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Pastorale
Pattern No.
2930
State
Original
Theme
pastoral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 (inches)

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