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1969.336.5 (RS180857)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pattern of an elaborate ornament made up of scrolls, circles, leaf ornament, flowers and a rod. On edges of paper are interlocking diamonds with leaves and wavy lines. Printed in gold on a grey-white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Location of origin
Germany; United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 1st Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly Germany
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
21 5/8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.336.5
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177635
Related Items
Accession number 1969.336.1- Relationship layers of paper in the 1st floor northeast room (1969.336.1-.11)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaf ornament
interconnected diamonds
scrolls
candelabra
Design Technique
Gilt
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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