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1916.57 (RS174421)

Description

Cut sample of landscape figure paper. Shows two pastoral scenes of young girl with sheep and young girl feeding chicken and rooster. White ground with blue stripes; left side is edged with wide stripe of blue dots placed inside a [boxy] shape. Vignettes in blue-grey and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Gorham Parsons House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24 1/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.57
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
178542

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Young country girl
chicken
rooster
sheep
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 (inches)

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