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1978.141 (RS182731)

Description

Fragment. Vertical stripe of stylized foliage with repeating trophies of war and floral bouquets. Printed in black and white on yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1785
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Theodore Lyman House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
42 3/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.141
Credit Line
Gift of Theodore Kingsbury
GUSN
178771
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 55, fig 6.3

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral bouquets
stripe
shield
halbard
flag
sword
quiver and arrows
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 (inches)

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