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1985.690A (RS201269)

Description

Brocade wallpaper with stripes. The narrow stripes are embellished with ovals and pin dots. Meandering through the stripes are intertwined vines and ribbon gathered by sprigs and bow knots. Printed in blue, two whites and pink on an orange ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Bedroom.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
68 1/4 x 42 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.690A
GUSN
178842
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 17.5, pg. 84-85
Related Items
Accession number 1985.690b Relationship border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sprigs
bow knots
ovals
pin dots
stripes
diaper pattern
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 1/4 (inches)

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