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Ladies Sitting Room wallpaper fragments

2006.44.3484A-E (RS104120)

Description

Five wallpaper fragments, green with gold bamboo patterned stripes. Removed by Betty Phillips from the Ladies Sitting Room during the 1971-1974 restoration of #34 Chestnut Street, Salem, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Paper from #34 at the 1971-'73 Restoration/Green-upstairs sitting room/Pine trees-tan + green-Stephen's bedroom (a roll discovered in attic put on south wall)/Scenic-Play room (1st floor back)" (Handwritten, blue ink)
"PHILLIP J. SMITH, Secretary/84 Nanepashemet St., Marblehead, MA 01945/Mrs. Stephen Phillips/30 Chestnut St./Salem, MA 01970" (Printed label)
"PLEASE/DO NOT BEND/THIRD CLASS" (All capital letters, black ink)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3484A-E
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
225634

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