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1969.400B (RS207238)

Description

One of two border wallpapers on fireboard. Flocked border paper with scrolls of leaves and flowers over stripes. Printed in two browns and red on a white ground. See 1969.400C for description of second border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.). Original To Adams House.
Material
flocking
painting (image-making)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
flock papers
flocking
painting (image-making)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
56 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.400B
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Bertram K. Little
GUSN
179766

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
flowers
scrolls
stripes
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
sideboard
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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