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1985.675 (RS182831)

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Early reproduction of the "Diana" wallpaper. Classical figures before a statue of Diana within oval frames and ornamented with draperies, hanging cords, tassels and floral swags. Printed in three blues on grey ground.

Details

Maker
M.H. Birge & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1915-1950
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Stephenson House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 3/8 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.675
Credit Line
Gift of Lucia W. L. Barrett
GUSN
178938
Reference Notes
"A Text book of Authentic Designs," MH Birge & Sons "Wallpaper in New England", fig 10a, p. 63 for original design
Related Items
Accession number 1967.181 Relationship sample of original design
Accession number 1985.683 Relationship sample of original design
Relationship see also Reed Sample Book

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
swags
tassels
torches
Diana
goddess
bow and arrow
spear
putti
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Pattern Name
Nathaniel Hawthorne
State
Repro
Theme
classicism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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