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1969.400A (RS207238)

Description

Wallpaper used to decorate a fireboard. Wallpaper depicts a scene of a young girl leaning against a wooden bucket with chickens and potted plants. Printed in two browns, yellow, cream, three grays, and white on a blue ground. The board has two cut outs to accomidate andirons. (See 1969.400, 400B, 400C for descriptions of the fireboard and wallpaper borders).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Location of origin
Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Original To Adams House. Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
Covering, Wall
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
26 1/4 x 45 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.400A
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Bertram Little
GUSN
179765
Related Items
Title Fireboard Accession number 1969.400 Relationship Fireboard Wallpaper

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
potted plants
bucket
chickens
girl
Period/Style
scenery figure
State
Original
Theme
pastoral
Paper Type
Handmade

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