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1971.210 (RS174972)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Vertical repeat. Harbor scene with rainbow sky framed by Gothic cartouches entwined with red roses and blue morning glories, printed on white polished ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Lakeman-Johnson House Main House, Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
39 1/8 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.210
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177747
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 190, plate 29 (p. 160).
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1980.201AB Relationship An additional fragment of the same paper (B) plus a fragment of matching border (A). Both fragments also from the Laheman Johnson House.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
scenery figure
strapwork
cartouche
rose and morning glory
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width trimmed (inches)

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