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2010.27.2A-D (RS110240)

Description

Wallpaper fragments with three dimensional geometric pattern of blocks (parallelopipedon) and chains printed in green and brown on green ground. Fragment [B] has an attached border of a three dimensional pattern in black and white on blue ground with orange accents. Block printed. Found underneath French scenic wallpaper panels-2010.27.1. Removed from a ca. 1800 house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Hopkinton (Merrimack county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 3/4 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.27.2A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Ann Morse and Brooks Banker
GUSN
241607
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Geometric
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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