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1942.1163 (RS173781)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with zig-zag stripe pattern consisting of parallel red lines and red six-and five-petalled flowers with yellow vines. Printed over circular red, white and pink medallions. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To Swain-Harrison House (Branford, Conn.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24 7/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1163
GUSN
178488
Reference Notes
Old-Time New England, vol. XXXII, no. 3, Jan. 1942. Wallpaper in New England, p. 135, 1986.
Related Items
Accession number 1942.1162 Relationship Other paper in sequence
Accession number 1942.1164 Relationship Other paper in sequence

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
stripe
Period/Style
Floral stripe
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 3/8, repeat width 9 1/4, print width incomplete (inches)

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