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1971.135.1.2 (RS175853)

Description

Fragment of China trade border from the entrance hall of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Consists of delicate floral vine and chain stripe. Prints in pink, white, blue and black on pink (?) ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1798-1800
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Front Hall.
Material
hand-painted
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
China
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
hand-painted
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.135.1.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178130
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 94.
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.135.1.1 Relationship Associated sidewall paper.
Accession number 1971.135.2 Relationship other layer in sequence
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.135.1.1 Relationship Sidewall paper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Rice paper?
Decor Motif
floral
vine
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
China trade
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Theme
China trade
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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