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1942.1559AB (RS201120)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pattern consists of imitation prints framed with borders and bow knots. These "prints" are connected by trophies, flowers and C-scrolls. Stenciled in grey and block-printed in brown, white and black on pink ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1765
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Lady Pepperrell House Main House, Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
40 1/2 x 36 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1559AB
GUSN
177745
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 51-52, fig. 5.1

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
trophies
flowers
C-scrolls
windmill
people on horseback
bow knots
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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