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1955.225 (RS179376)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Vertical gothic column in the center with lancets, trefoils, acroteria and acanthus leaves that spring out from the seeds. Willowy sprigs frame the column. Honeycomb pattern in the background. Vertical column of rosettes and openwork form side stripes. Brown, blue and white on a tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Timothy Daniels House (Holliston, Mass.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.225
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert N. Nixon
GUSN
178615
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1056

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic column
acanthus leaves
lancets
sprigs
openwork
acroterion
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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