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2000.1423b (RS195766)

Description

Unused sample of Nursery paper. Pattern consists of nine vignettes of nursery rhymes, including "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and "Jack and Jill." Prints in two greens, red, light blue, yellow, pink, tan on ivory ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Location of origin
France; United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
29 5/16 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1423b
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178418

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Jack and Jill
Little Bo-Peep
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Where Are You Going My Pretty Maid?
When I Was a Farmer Boy
Mulberry Bush
maidens
lamb
cows
nursery rhymes
Period/Style
Nursery
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
nursery rhymes, childhood
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 3/4 (inches)

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