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Wallpapered Book Cover

2000.2218 (RS29087)

Description

School book covered with a wallpaper patterned with horizontal stripes. Wide stripes have ovals surrounded by diagonal pinstripes. Printed in black, green and white on a blue ground. This could be a stripe pattern, but more probably a sheet of uncut borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Book cover
wallpapers
Dimensions
8 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2218
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178313

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
ovals
dots
pinstripes
Form
School Book Cover
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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