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1911.107 (RS181003)

Description

Large fragment of trailing leaf, floral bouquet and strapwork stripe. Printed in three browns, grey, beige, red, pink, two greens, yellow, two blues on white satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1859
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House, Parlor.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
45 5/8 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1911.107
Credit Line
Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler
GUSN
179061
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 185; pg. 156, item #28 (46.2); pg. 159, plate 28 for related item, see: "Wallpapers in New England," pg. 188, fig. 46-C
Related Items
Accession number 1922.13 Relationship 1st layer on walls from parlor chamber
Relationship interior photograph of Fowler House, SPNEA Archives

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
fern leaf
floral bouquet
strapwork
stripe
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 7/8, print width 19 15/16 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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