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Fireboard

1969.400C (RS207238)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border decorating fireboard (one of two borders and wallpaper decorating fireboard). Central rosette flanked by two lateral leaves and tendrils. A tongue and dart band runs along the bottom edge. Printed in two grays, white, peach, beige and two browns on a brown ground. See 1969.400B for first 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
painting (image-making)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
flock papers
painting (image-making)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
6 x 17 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.400C
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Bertram K. Little
GUSN
179767

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rosettes
leaves
scrolls
medallion
tongue and dart
rope
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
fireboard
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 9 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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