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1969.342.6 (RS180501)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Floral vine and stripe pattern with a vine framed by short, horizontal lines and dots, vertical chains of openwork frame a stripe. Printed in red, green and blue-grey on a white ground. Third and outermost layer on same side of board partition as .4 and .5. Wall was lathed and plastered over this paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 3rd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.342.6
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177696
Reference Notes
Creamer 645. In Appleton's scrapbook this paper was #3-B, p. 87
Related Items
Title Wallpapered board Accession number 1969.342.7

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral vine
stripe
stylized leaves
horizontal lines
dots
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 1/4 (inches)

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