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1969.337.6A (RS180852)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. This Neo-grec style paper features black, spherical vases with gilt fretwork handles, decorated with floral sprays and garlands. Stripes are formed by twining gilt with stalk with yellow ears. Printed in yellow and black with gold dust on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
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
22 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.337.6A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177656
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig. 50.3; p. 201-202
Related Items
Accession number 1969.337.6B Relationship border
Accession number 1969.337.1- Relationship layers of papers from the withdrawing room (1969.337.1-.9)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
vases
gilt fretwork handles
floral sprays
garlands
stripes
wheat stalks
Period/Style
Neo-grec
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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