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1963.389 (RS174971)

Description

Fragment. Two sheets of masonic wallpaper. Two figures flanked by corinthian columns supporting an arch. Masonic symbols and arabesques decorate the paper. Printed in two pinks, blue, white and black on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1805
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
3rd Floor Room.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.389
GUSN
177966
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 78, fig 15.2.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Masonic
"All seeing" eye
festoon
Corinthian capital
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Theme
Masonic
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 1/2 (inches)

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