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2000.1619 (RS195905)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Portrait of George Washington in a triangle atop a pillar ornamented with a cannon and flags. Portrait is flanked by two columns holding urns with floral vines that form a canopy. Printed in ivory, green, blue, yellow, pink and red on gray ground.

Details

Maker
Nancy McClelland Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"GEORGE WASHINGTON IN MASONIC TRIANGLE NANCY McCLELLAND INC." (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Nancy McClelland
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
23 1/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1619
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178063
Reference Notes
Lynn, "Wallpaper in America," pg. 87, fig. 3-24 (original wallpaper sample illustration)

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
column
floral vine
urn
cannon
drapery swag
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
George Washington In Masonic Triangle
State
Repro
Theme
George Washington, Masonic
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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