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1985.692A (RS183250)

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Classical pillar and arch motif with classical elements. On arch is egg and dart moulding. Bouquets of flowers hang from center of arch by ribbon. White and black on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 33 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.692A
Credit Line
Gift of Peter French
GUSN
178840
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England", p. 63
Related Items
Accession number 1985.692.B Relationship border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Pillar and Arch
egg and dart moulding
bouquets
ribbon
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
Pattern Name
KING. AHASUERUS
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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