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1969.336.3A (RS180833)

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Masonry paper with coffered designs. Two slightly different rosettes are placed in the centers of octagons. These alternate with star and palmette motifs. Printed in grey, two greens, black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1826
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), Stairway.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 7/8 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.336.3A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177642
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig.32.4, p. 137-138
Related Items
Accession number 1969.336.3b Relationship border
Accession number 1969.336.1- Relationship layers in the northeast room (office) or stairway (1969.336.1-.11)
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1969.339.3

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
coffers
rosettes
star and palmette
octagons
Period/Style
Masonry
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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