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1978.131 (RS181215)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scenery figure design. Grisaille cartouches framing vignettes of ship in harbor and train station. Vignettes block printed in orange, three greys, black, white, and blue on white satin ground. Background of vignettes printed in irisé in blues and pinks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
15 7/8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.131
Credit Line
Gift of Sheldon Kitchel
GUSN
177728
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, p. 172, note 3
Related Items
Accession number 1964.297 Relationship reversed paper from Wiscassett, ME

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
cartouche
sail boats
harbor
train station
steam locomotive
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Theme
Transportation
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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