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1911.78 (RS181001)

Description

Unused fragment of scenery figure wallpaper. Pattern consists of strapwork framing scenes of rural life alternating with vignetttes of tools of learning, such as books, globe and telescope. Printed in green, grey, and brown on white, ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"P. Fowler (?)/ Danvers" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 x 9 5/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1911.78
Credit Line
Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler
GUSN
179059
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 190; pg. 186, fig. 46-a, #5
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
strapwork
rural life
globe
telescope
books
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
896
State
Original
Theme
transportation
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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