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1921.123A-C (RS200453)

Description

Gothic Revival paper depicting a combination of interior and exterior elements of a Gothic cathedral, including: pointed arches; fretwork; tracery; pulpits; statuary; trefoils and quatrefoils. Printed in brown, two oranges, tan and white on peach satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Lowe Bacon House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
47 1/4 x 19 3/5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.123A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ellen S. Bacon
GUSN
178704
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 170, fig. 40.2, plate 24 (p. 110)
Related Items
Accession number 1921.9 Relationship similar style paper from the same house

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic cathedral
pointed arches
tracery
trefoils
quatrefoils
rounded arches
columns
niches
statues
acanthus leaves
swans
putti
gardlands
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Wallpaper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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