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1985.656 (RS174628)

Description

Used sample of floral trail wallpaper. Black ground with white pin dots forming vermicular pattern. Pattern features nosegays in bouquet holders and floral/vines. Block-printed in pink, blue, green, white and red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Old Manse (Concord, Mass.), Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.656
GUSN
178510
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pg. 70, fig. 12.1 plate 6, photo pg. 104.
Related Items
Accession number 1920.474a Relationship Reversed American copy of this pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
nosegay
carnation
floral vine/trail
bouquet
holder
Period/Style
Floral trail
Form
Used Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21-1/4 (inches)

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