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1990.614 (RS183157)

Description

Fragment. Geometric tile pattern of circular floral medallions within octagons alternating with squares enclosing stylized foliate medallions. Printed in black and white on grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1790
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24 1/2 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.614
Credit Line
Gift of Historical Society of Early American Decoration
GUSN
179117
Related Items
Accession number 1990.615 Relationship coordinating border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
octagon
floral medallion
tile
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
joined sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 7 (inches)

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