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1972.113b (RS201276)

Description

Pattern of undulating, serpentine lines forming symmetrical hourglass shapes. Between lines are grapevines and 3-leaf clovers. Printed in two blues, orange, black, grey and white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1815
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Short House Main House, Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
49 3/4 x 32 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.113b
GUSN
177756
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 102, 109, pg. 21 (fig. 35.5), pg. 147, fig. 35-b.
Related Items
Accession number 1972.113c Relationship border
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1972.113A

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
undulating lines
grapevines
foliage
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 (inches)

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