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1934.797.3 (RS175993)

Description

Fragment. Large-scale diaper pattern formed by winding ribbon in yellow enclosing sawtoothed foliage in yellow with white veining. Printed on ochre ground.

Details

Maker
Moses Grant Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1815-1820
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
17 5/8 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.797.3
Credit Line
Gift of Mary King Longfellow
GUSN
178469
Reference Notes
"Agreeable Situations," Laura Sprague, pp. 148-9, cat 71 (illustrations)
Related Items
Accession number 1934.797.1 Relationship first layer
Accession number 1934.797.2 Relationship second layer

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Ribbon
foliate
Period/Style
Diaper pattern
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined Sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 8 1/4 (inches)

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