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Library wallpaper

2006.44.3489 (RS113102)

Description

Wallpaper fragments and unused rolls, tan grasscloth printed with dark green leaves. From envelope marked "Paper from #34 at the Restoration". Removed from the Library by Betty Phillips during the 1971-1974 restoration. Additional unused rolls were found on the 3rd floor during inventory. This paper is on the walls of the Library in the 1918 photograph of Stephen Willard Phillips [2006.44.892].

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Paper from #34 at the Restoration/Rust + Tan Chinese-dining Room/Gray-Hall/Grass Cloth-Parlor/Tan with green-Stephen's Bedroom"
(Script, blue ink)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
36 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3489
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
225639
Related Items
Title Stephen W. Phillips in Library Accession number 2006.44.892 Relationship Wallpaper appears on wall in background of photograph

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