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1973.111A (RS201073)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with attached border. Pattern of vertical panels printed with alternating scenes featuring bucolic views of a thatched cotttage and swimming swans. Between repeating vignettes are stripes of gnarled twigs. Printed in two beiges, brown, white, and green on off-white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1855
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 x 31 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.111A
Credit Line
Gift of Merlin Acomb
GUSN
178664
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 190-191, fig. 47.1
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1973.111b Relationship border
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1973.111b

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
cartouches
C-scrolls
gnarled twigs
swimming swans
thatched cottage
bridge
vines
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Scenery figure/Rococ
Form
Wallpaper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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