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1926.960.1.1-.15 (RS201136)

Description

Fifteen panels of Pillar and Arch pattern wallpaper. Columns with Corinthian capitals supporting an arch, which in turn supports a bust and is draped by garlands. Ashlar pattern framing arch. Printed in black and white on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
house built in 1725
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Capt. Timothy Johnson House (North Andover, Mass.), Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
77 1/4 x 22 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.960.1.1-.15
GUSN
179294
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 50, fig. 4.2
Related Items
Relationship Interior photographs at the Essex Institute, Salem, MA
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.110AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
pillar
Corinthian column
bust
garland
Ashlar blocks
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Joined Sheets
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 49 (inches)

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