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1985.683 (RS173090)

Description

Fragments. Statue of Diana with her bow and dogs within medallions connected with swags to neoclassical elements. Printed in black and white on grey ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1790
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Phelps-Hatheway House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20-5/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.683
GUSN
178487
Reference Notes
Nylander, Wallpaper in New England, pp. 63 and 64, fig. 10-a (same pattern, different sample). Attribution: RCN - Wallpaper in America states that a "Diana" design is listed in a bill from Hovey to James Tisdale, Oct. 24, 1788. "Diana" was reproduced b
Related Items
Accession number 1985.684 Relationship Border
Accession number 1967.181 Relationship Same pattern on blue ground

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diana
bow
swags
putti
drapery
torches
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
classical
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 42-1/2, print width Incomplete (inches)

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