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1971.1014.1 (RS179464)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A simple rainbow paper with solid color ground and the woodblock printing the rainbow effect. Patterning of diamonds or diapered with a foliate wreath and stylized flower in the center. Printed in yellow, orange, red on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
10 1/8 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1014.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William L. Cressler
GUSN
179101
Related Items
Accession number 1971.1014.2 Relationship 2nd layer

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
floral and foliate ornament
Period/Style
Rainbow
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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