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Wallpaper Fragment

1969.337.3A-G (RS180796)

Description

Seven fragments of handpainted wallpaper featuring rolling hills with houses, a sailboat passing by a walled-in city, sky and trees. Painted in black, brown, two blues, blue-green and white on an unground.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Cornè, Michele Felice, 1752-1845
Date
1815-1820
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 3/8 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.337.3A-G
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177604
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pg. 111-112
Related Items
Accession number 1969.337.3a- Relationship pieces of the same layer 1969.337.3a-g
Accession number 1969.337.1- Relationship sequence of paper from the withdrawing room 1969.337.1-.9

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
trees
houses
hills
sailboat
door
sky
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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