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1924.561AB (RS179369)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with attached border. Paper (A) has pattern of alternating blue and white diamonds with opposite color quatrefoil flower in the center of each. White pinstripe background. Printed in blue and white on ungrounded paper. Top edge of paper is decorated with a blue ingrain border (B). The border has no pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Inscriptions
"The border on this smaple was transferred from another on a dirtier sheet of the same/ 6 Aug. 1924"
(handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
2 7/16 x 11 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.561AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John W. Davis
GUSN
179022
Related Items
Accession number 1924.561.1 Relationship attached sidewall

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamond
quatrefoil
pinstripe
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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