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Star and Square Wallpaper

1969.339.1 (RS180781)

Description

Three wallpaper fragments with pattern of interconnecting squares with quatrefoils inside. Block printed in green, white, and black on light blue ground. Duty stamp and "57" stamped on reverse. Made in squares.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1796-1797
Inscriptions
"FIRST ACCOUNT TAKEN/57" (Black ink stamped in a circle around a crown)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.339.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177610
Related Items
Accession number 1969.339.2- Relationship layers of paper from the 2nd floor, northeast chamber of the Otis House 1969.339.2-.8

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
interconnecting squares
quatrefoils
rosettes
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Pattern Name
Star and Square
Pattern No.
W.P. 274
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 3 1/2 (inches)

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