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Wallpapered board

1968.32.1 (RS207173)

Description

Board with tounge and groove edge and several layers of wallpaper. Broken along edge that once had groove. First (earliest) layer of wallpaper is a block printed with concave-edged diamonds and foliate vines in black and white on a blue ground. The second paper is block printed with stripes of diaper pattern, foliate vine, and stylized flowers, also in black and white on a light blue ground. The third paper is an allover block print floral and foliate pattern in teal green on ungrounded paper. See 1968.32.2 and 1968.32.3 for flat samples of second and third papers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original To Parson Stephen Badger House.
Material
carving (processes)
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Construction Materials
Places
South Natick (Natick, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Board
carving (processes)
Lumber
sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 52 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.32.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter A. Peinze
GUSN
180763
Related Items
Title Wallpapered board Accession number 1968.32.5 Relationship board with same sequence of papers
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1968.32.2 Relationship same paper
Title Wallpapered board Accession number 1968.32.5 Relationship same paper

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diamond
foliate
vine
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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