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Wallpaper fragment

2006.44.3483A-C (RS112939)

Description

Wallpaper fragments, three narrow strips printed with pattern of gray green fern shaped leaves. Two of the fragments [a+b] show pair of bird feet on a leaf stem. All three fragments are printed with black, gold, and maroon chain border along the left edge. Found in Stephen's Room, 2nd floor, South east corner, #34 Chestnut Street, Salem under board above fireplace mantel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Removed from Stephen's Room-/Second Floor, South east corner,/#34 Chestnut Street, Salem, March 1974/This was under the board above the/mantle which was removed when house/was renovated by S.P.M.C. Trust." (Cursive script, blue ink)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3483A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
225633

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