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Fireboard

1970.315 (RS201471)

Description

Fireboard covered with wallpaper with alternating motifs of a bird perched on a floral branch and a large flower with blossom framed by stylized flowers and vines. Printed in green, brown, white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Fireboard
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 1/8 x 32 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.315
GUSN
179309
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1972.101 Relationship same pattern as 1st layer

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
birds
floral branch
pin dots
stylized vines and flowers
Form
Fireboard
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 5/8, repeat width 18 3/4 (inches)

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