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1950.M16.1A (RS201270)

Description

Landscape figure wallpaper featuring three different vignettes that alternate with a vase or basket of flowers. Between each vignette are narrow stipes with stylized flowers. The vignettes are of a fisherman, cows and a shepherd. Printed in grisaille on a light grey ground.

Details

Maker
Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1811-1817
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
42.0 x 57 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.M16.1A
GUSN
178079
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in America," Lynn, pgs. 279-280, figs. 12-7, 12-8, 12-9. "Wallpaper in New England," Nylander, pgs. 12-13, fig. I-11, I-12; pgs. 129-130, fig. 29-b. "The Papered Wall," from "An Ocean Apart: Imports and the Beginning of American Manufacture,
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1950.M16.1C
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1950.M16.2
Accession number 1972.94 Relationship similar pattern from Lord Mansion
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1950.M16.1C

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Wallpaper
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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