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1922.13B (RS180994)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A pastoral scene of three sheep by a tree and fence. Printed in two browns, three greens, black and white on a light green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
France; United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House, Parlor.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
16 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.13B
Credit Line
Gift of Clara Sanborn
GUSN
179084
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; pp. 125-6, fig 28.3. Lynn; Wallpaper in America; pp. 280-1, fig 12.11. From WPNE: "The vignette with the sheep is identical to one used to illustrate an 1816 advertisement for Landscape Figures made by Woodbridge and Putnam at
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Accession number 1922.13A Relationship other vignette from same paper
Accession number 90-11 Relationship interior photo of Hicks House

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Sheep
fences
castle
flowers
Period/Style
Landscape figure
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Theme
Pastoral
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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