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1963.91A (RS201281)

Description

Pillar and Arch wallpaper fragment. The design consists of a slightly pointed arch springing from Gothic columns, on which shields and flags are attached. Two putti rest on top of the arch, and three figures in classical garb are placed under a canopy within the arch. Printed in white and black on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
Possibly Appleton Prentiss
Date
1786-1800
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Elmwood, Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
143 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.91A
GUSN
178499
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 65-66, fig. 11-2
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1963.91B

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
putti
garlands
columns
cartouches
flags
shields
seated woman
canopy
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Wallpaper
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 45 3/4, print width 21 1/8 (inches)

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