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1933.489a-m (RS174623)

Description

Sample A: 19 5/16" high, 11 3/4"wide. Sample D: 16" high, 15" wide. Fragments of scenic or landscape paper. Pieces include two large and one small floral designs, pieces of fluted column or frame(?), ribbon, mythological figure standing amongst toppled columns, two figures (one seated, one standing), line drawing (?) of male face, pieces of Rococo-style frame, tall grass. Printed in yellow, red, green, browns, tan on beige(?) ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Reverend E. Apthorpe House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
See descr. x See descr. (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.489a-m
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding
GUSN
178516

Wallpaper Details

Decor Motif
Flowers
ribbon
columns
frame
mythological figure(?)
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
Landscape
Paper Finish
Laid
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width Incomplete (inches)
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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