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2000.162 (RS202331)

Description

Partial roll. Thin strips of grass tinted blue-grey and woven together with thread.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
This is probably the / left overs of Grass cloth / from the library at / Langdon. / Installed by Mrs. Woodbury / Langdon + replaced / by SPNEA late / 1970s or early 1980s. / RCN / 1/30/95 (attached note: "This is probably the / left overs of Grass cloth / from the library at / Langdon. / Installed by Mrs. Woodbury / Langdon + replaced / by SPNEA late / 1970s or early 1980s. / RCN / 1/30/95")
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
grass (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Possibly China
Descriptive terms
grass (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
37 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.162
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177580

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Grass Cloth
Form
Unused
State
Original

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