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1922.12.1AB (RS181004)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with meandering, rustic grape vine framing a diaper patterned urn filled with a bouquet of roses, tulips, snapdragons and sweet peas. Printed in two tans, two greens, two blues, red, two pinks, and yellow on white ground.

Details

Maker
Possibly Howell & Brothers (Manufacturer)
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House, Bedroom.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
21 1/8 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.12.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Clara Sanborn
GUSN
179086
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England; p. 189, fig 46.3
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Grape vine
grape cluster
urn
bouquet
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/8, repeat width 40 1/4 (inches)

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