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Wallpaper Book Cover

1980.197 (RS183146)

Description

Fragment. Pair of birds on a pedestal framed by curved, oak branches alternating with an ewer with arrows, quiver, peonies, and morning glories. Printed in mauve, brown, yellow, two pinks, and blue on a light grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1790
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
14 3/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.197
GUSN
177955
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 67, fig. 11.4, plate 5.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
parrots
dove
acorns
oak leaves
ewer
arrows
quiver
peonies
morning glories
Form
Book Cover
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
Pattern Name
Parrotquiets (possibly)
State
Original
Theme
marriage
Paper Type
Handmade

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