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1972.117 (RS198580)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. All over scrolling leaf and vine design with berries, and a variety of diaper patterns within the leaves and pin stripes. Printed in two whites, metal dust and rust flock on a white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
1840-41 - house was built
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To Ezekiel Swain House, Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
55 5/8 x 40 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.117
GUSN
179298
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," fig. 38.2, pg. 153-154

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
vines
berries
diaper pattern
pin stripes
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Flocked

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