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1978.127.1-.2 (RS181235)

Description

Two unused fragments of Gothic Revival wallpaper [.1-.2]. Pattern consists of vignette of Gothic window with exterior view of arched gate set against blended sky and greenery. Vignette surrounded by floral and leaf swags. Printed in brown, red, green, blue on white, polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
15 x 12 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.127.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Sheldon Kitchel
GUSN
179095
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 186, fig. 46-a, #7
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1922.23A-C Relationship Same pattern
Title Wallpaper fragment Accession number 1911.73 Relationship Same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
trefoils
gothic arches
arched gate
floral swag
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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