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1935.838AB (RS181211)

Description

Two wallpaper fagments. [A] Neoclassical figural medallion. Female figure with basket of flowers and billowing mantle in two pinks, rose and white, surrounded by floral wreath in two greens and two blues. Drop repeat. [B] Border. Floral stripe pattern. Block printed in brown, two pinks, and white on pink ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House, Front Hall.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 15 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.838AB
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
177720
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," frontispiece, rear cover, p. 125, fig. 28.1 McClelland, "Historic Wall-Papers," p. 275

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
figure
basket of flowers
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Theme
classicism
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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