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Wallpaper Fragment

1967.28 (RS175082)

Description

Wallpaper fragment, pillar and arch pattern. Tempietto-type domed architecture with classically draped figure. Printed in black, white and brown on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Gen. John Glover House, 1st Floor Room.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.28
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G. Frank Cram
GUSN
178680
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 48-49
Related Items
Accession number 1971.2192 Relationship Same pattern on grey ground

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rotunda
column
draped figures
Ionic(ish) capital
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Theme
Neoclassicism, Romanticism
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 47 5/8, print width 21 (inches)

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