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1981.64 (RS175915)

Description

Fragment. Arabesque design of a cupid beneath drapery swags and beading and on a pedestal sprouting wheat and frameds by two birds perched on arabesques. Printed in orange, green, white and black on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
26 3/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.64
GUSN
178886
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 90, fig. 20.3.
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1981.65

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Cupid
birds
drapery
beading
bow knot
cylix
wheat
tassle
putti
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 7/8 (inches)

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