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1985.691A (RS201272)

Description

This pastoral pattern depicts three vignettes that relate to prints and copperplate textiles of the period. The vignettes are lined up vertically. There is the couple with the rake, the standing shepherd with the seated woman and seated shepherd with a woman holding a basket of fruit. Each scene is separated with ovals and swags. Printed in black on a white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1790
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
72 5/8 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.691A
GUSN
178844
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 62 and 64
Related Items
Accession number 1985.691b Relationship border
Accession number 1930.1624 Relationship similar pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
ovals
swags
couple with rakes
shepherds
women
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 41 7/8 (inches)

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