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2000.1665 (RS181210)

Description

Three used wallpaper fragments of landscape figure paper. Pastoral scene shows sheperdess seated next to basket of flowers. Printed in three greens, two grays, brown, black on light green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
France; United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House, Parlor.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
51 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1665
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177729
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; p. 126, fig. 28.3, p. 186, fig. 46.A #4.
Related Items
Accession number 1922.13B Relationship same pattern and provenance
Accession number 1966.135 Relationship same paper used as first layer on fireboard
Accession number 1911.107 Relationship second layer

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
shepherdess
flower baskets
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Theme
Pastoral
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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