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1971.135.1.1 (RS175853)

Description

Five fragments of China trade paper from the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Consists of delicate floral and stripe motif, printing in green, pink, blue, brown and black on light colored ground. Appears to be light pink under border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1798-1800
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Front Hall.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
China
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.135.1.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178132
Reference Notes
"Wallpapers in New England"; p.94
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2000.418 Relationship Reproduction "Shirley Place" by Brunschwig & Fils.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.135.1.2 Relationship Border.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.135.1.2

Wallpaper Details

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

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