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1923.248 (RS176014)

Description

Fragment. Tile pattern in blue and white of alternating square and circular designs. Circular medallion has floral center with radiating stylized foliage bordered by open basket weave, square tile has centered flower with radiating foliate forms bordered by geometric, eliptical elements.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
19 x 9 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.248
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
178951
Reference Notes
See very similar border design on Janes & Bolles tile pattern as illustrated in "Wallpaper in New England", p. 24, fig. I-21

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
imitation tile
basket weave
floral
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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