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1965.7.1A (RS174625)

Description

Fragment of floral and column stripe wallpaper. Grey ground with floral vine printed in blues, browns, pink, white, yellow. Columns printed in blues and brown. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1787-1790
1787 - Year house was sold to Elbridge Gerry
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Elmwood.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
Dimensions
39 1/4 x 41 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.7.1A
Credit Line
Gift of Harvard University
GUSN
178501
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig. 8.4, pg. 59.
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1965.7.2A Relationship 2nd layer
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URL http://www.adelphipaperhangings.com/elmwood.html Notes Reproduction paper "Elmwood Floral"
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1965.7.2BC
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1965.7.2CD

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral trail
twisted columns
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Wallpaper
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 21 1/8 (inches)

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