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1969.575.1 (RS173786)

Description

Block printed drapery paper. Stylized pink and white folds that alternate with green and black folds with ivy vines. Embellished with leaves and dots. Straight match. Printed on yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
France; United States
Associated Building
General Samuel McClellan House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.575.1
GUSN
177857
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, p. 115-117, fig. 25.1.
Related Items
Accession number 1973.113a&b Relationship samples from same source
Accession number 1969.575.2 Relationship next layer
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1969.575.1b
Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 1969.575.2b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
drapery swags
ivy vine
dots
stripes
Period/Style
Drapery
Form
Wallpaper
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 3/4, repeat width 10 1/2 (inches)

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