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Wallpapered board

2004.36 (RS207252)

Description

Wall board with several wallpaper fragments adhering. Side one has two wallpaper fragments: (1) Grid of white vines with stylized black floral motifs on dark green ground. (2) Alternating stripes of pink and blue eight-petalled stylized flowers, interspersed with green four-petalled flowers; pink, blue, white, black, and green on beige ground. Second paper is adhered to two or more additional wallpaper layers, both blue, which are barely visible. Side two: Vertical vine stripes alternating with stripes of floral medallions.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Material
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
15 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.36
Credit Line
Gift of John Hardy Wright
GUSN
223684
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
floral
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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