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1969.337.1C (RS180799)

Description

Narrow wallpaper border fragments Attached to sidewall 1969.337.1A. Floral pattern with tulips, roses, daisies and meandering foliage. Bands of mouldings on top and bottom of border. Printed in red, pink, white, yellow, two greens, two blues, black and ochre on an unground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1796-1797
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
2 5/8 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.337.1C
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177645
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig 22.1, pgs. 95-96
Related Items
Accession number 1969.337.1 Relationship sidewall
Accession number 1969.337.1b Relationship top border
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.1032

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral (roses
tulips
daisies)
mouldings
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border

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