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1934.407 (RS176158)

Description

Two fragments. Thick stemmed vine with large leaves grow sinuously up the paper with infills of diaper patterning and dots. (Vine looks flocked.) Printed in black, white and blue on a light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1770
1768 date of house
Location of origin
England
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
7 3/8 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.407
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lucy Brigham
GUSN
178906
Reference Notes
Lynn, plates 8, p. 39, fig 3-1, p. 67, p. 53. Wallpaper in New England; p. 43. Wallpaper in America, fig 75, p. 113, similar pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Thick stemmed vines
diaper pattern and dots
Period/Style
Mock Flock
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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