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1966.2138B (RS183286)

Description

Used wallpaper fragments. Narrow border pattern of circular sun motifs alternating with stylized, floral sprigs. Prints in grey, black and white on yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1785
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
1 5/8 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2138B
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon
GUSN
179267
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 55, Fig. 6.2
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1966.2138A Relationship wallpaper associated with the border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
sprig
sun with rays
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 3/8 (inches)

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