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1973.117AB (RS203202)

Description

Two rolled fragments of landscape figure wallpaper. Repeating vignette of colonial figures: one male standing; one male seated at a table served drinks by a woman outdoors. Beneath the figures is a scene of a boy playing with a sailboat. Vignettes are flanked by entwined foliate vine.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Original To Swift House.
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
19 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.117AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Quentin Mauer
GUSN
178647
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 192, fig. 47.4

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
trellis
pinetree
dog
sailboat
arch
stairway
vine
Period/Style
Scenery figure
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
leisure, rustic, rural
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 3/4, print width 18 7/8 (inches)

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