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1969.334.1A (RS180844)

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Diaper pattern with inter-connected losenges made of meandering vine. Sprigs inside each losenge. Printed in white and black on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1796-1797
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), Kitchen.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
16 5/8 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.334.1A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177622
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig 22.5, p. 97-98
Related Items
Accession number 1969.334.2 Relationship other layer from kitchen
Accession number 1969.334.3 Relationship other layer from kitchen
Accession number 1969.334.1b Relationship border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diaper pattern
sprigs
pin dots
meandering vines
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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