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1969.337.2B (RS180785)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. An arcaded border that caps the stripes on the sidewall. Top band of anthemia or palmette-type shapes. In each there are alternating shells and between the arches are narrow stripes of feathered leaves. Printed in green, white, pink and yellow with black flock on a light green ground.

Details

Maker
Moses Grant & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1800-1807
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
10 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.337.2B
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177650
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig 23.1, p.111
Related Items
Accession number 1969.337.2 Relationship sidewall
Accession number 1969.337.1- Relationship sequence of layers from the Otis House Drawing Room (1969.337.1-.9)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
shells
arcade
arches
palmettes or anthemion feathered leaves
sprigs
dots
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Design Technique
Flocked

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