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1969.339.2A (RS180788)

Description

Fragments (3). A landscape paper depicting a hunting scene. In one fragment two hunters have their guns poised and in another fragment there is a bird in flight. Painted in three greens, two blues, two browns, orange and green on pinkish ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
34 5/8 x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.339.2A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177611
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, p.112 see photos of Sullivan-Dorr House, Providence, RI

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
hunters
tree
bird
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
Landscape
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Pattern No.
W.P. 464
State
Original
Theme
hunting
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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