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1998.6374 (RS183194)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Pillar and arch design. Full repeat shows two columns with shields and flags supporting a gothic arch which frames three figures in classical dress beneath a canopy. Printed in black and white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1786-1800
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
10 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6374
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
178798
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; pp. 66-7
Related Items
Accession number 1963.91 Relationship same pattern
Accession number 1984.471 Relationship same pattern
Accession number 1966.135 Relationship same pattern
Accession number 1966.488 Relationship reversed pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
column
canopy
putti
flags
shields
garlands
cartouche
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined Sheets
State
Original
Theme
Memorial
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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