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1969.339.5 (RS180778)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Stripe pattern with central arabesque pattern. Scrolling foliage as framework around an urn with a garland of greens held up by griffins. Printed in green, red, white on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
23 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.339.5
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177661
Related Items
Accession number 1969.339.1- Relationship layers of paper used in the northeast chamber 1969.339.1-.8

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
scrolling foliage
urn
griffins
garland
interlacing stripe
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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