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1966.462A (RS175994)

Description

Fragment. Small scale diaper pattern. Black wavy lines framing orange circle and black dots on blue ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
Alfred Peats Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1785-1800
1786, date house completed
Location of origin
Boston
Associated Building
Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
17 x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.462A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
178474
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; p. 65, fig. 11.1. Agreeable Situations; Laura Sprague, pp. 145-6.
Related Items
Accession number 1966.462B Relationship Second layer

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
ribbon
star
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 7/8, repeat width 2 5/8 (inches)

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