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1924.655 (RS174966)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Medallion and square paper. Alternating squares; one with quatrefoil and leaf urn with swans in center, the other square has a foliate and flower sunburst composed of geometric elements in center. Printed in red on yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"Paper manufactured in squares/ Kimball Endicott House, Danvers, Massachusetts about 1700/ paper removed during repairs of 1924./ Gift of William C. Endicott, 3 Oct. 1924/ This paper was under no. [1924].654B" (Handwritten on verso)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Kimball-Endicott House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
19 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.655
Credit Line
Gift of William C. Endicott
GUSN
178698
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p133, fig 30.1. Katzenbach; "The Practical Book on American Wallpaper"; p. 91, Repro. "Stencil Square"
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1924.654B Relationship layer above 1924.655
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Medallion
square
stencil
urn
swans
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
Joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height ete, print width ete (inches)

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