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1943.783.1A-G (RS173777)

Description

Mounted sample and fragments of Gothic arches and foliate scrollwork wallpaper. Printed in brown, tan, two greys, and bright blue (reverse printed) on beige ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To Benjamin Pierce House, Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
31 3/8 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.783.1A-G
GUSN
178545
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pg. 171, fig. 40-4. Birge, A Text Book of Authentic Designs in Colonial Wall Paper. Reproduction of this pattern. George Creamer sample book #911. Also see geographic photo file.
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Arches
scrolls
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 1/4, repeat width 18 1/4, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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