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Wallpaper Fragment

1967.26 (RS173783)

Description

Wallpaper fragment of partial sheet. Amorphous design, alternating with stylized foliate vine on striped paper. Printed in black, white and green on blue ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
Zechariah Mills (Manufacturer)
Date
1802-1807
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Elias Cadwell House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
12 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.26
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
177858
Reference Notes
Antiques, vol. 62, Sept. 1952. Wallpaper in New England, p. 79, fig. 16.1. Lynn, Wallpaper in America, p. 114, pl. 6-6 (different blocks).
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1959.130 Relationship Removed from the same house.
Title Sheathing Accession number 1959.131

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stripe
amorphous shells?
rocks?
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 9/16 (inches)

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