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1971.370 (RS189801)

Description

Wooden box with hinged lid covered in paper. Geometric patterned borders with repeating triangles in a horizontal line and embellished with pindots, chevrons, flowers, and floral vines. Blockprinted in red, black and white on a green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1791
newspaper lining dated 1791
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Container
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
wallpapers
Dimensions
4 3/8 x 11 1/8 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.370
GUSN
178931
Reference Notes
Lynn, "Wallpaper in America," pg. 124, fig. 7-6.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
triangles
chevrons
flowers
beads
pindots
Form
Bandbox
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 1/2 (inches)

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