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1942.1164 (RS173782)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Garlands of flowers and ribbons in blue and green frame vertically repeating elements consisting of fountains supported by architectural arches hidden behind foliage on white ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Swain-Harrison House (Branford, Conn.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1164
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederick J. Kelly
GUSN
178489
Reference Notes
Old-Time New England, vol. XXXII, No. 3, Jan. 1942. Wallpaper in New England, p. 135, 1986.
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Fountain
garlands
ribbons with bow knots
architectural elements
flowers
bouquets
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width Incomplete (inches)

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