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1966.491.2 (RS174620)

Description

Five fragments of border (a-e). Stylized acorn and leaf pattern. Light green ground with orange and black. Larger fragment has fragment of complimentary paper attached (1966.491a). Three smaller fragments have newer paper laid on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace, Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.491.2
Credit Line
Gift of Gilbert L. Bean
GUSN
178531
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pp. 75-6, fig. 14.2.
Related Items
Accession number 1966.491.1
Accession number 1966.491.3
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.966

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
acorn
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 1/8 (inches)

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