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1977.585.2AB (RS182868)

Description

Wallpaper fragments. Black and white pin dot and strapwork design in quatrefoil pattern with leafy center. Block printed on dark blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Location of origin
Probably England
Associated Building
Original To Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.), Parlor.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Gothic (Medieval)
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
13 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.585.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
246045
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession number 1977.585.2C Relationship 2nd layer in sequence
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession number 1977.585.3 Relationship 3rd layer in sequence
Title Wallpaper border fragment Accession number 1977.585.3A Relationship 3rd layer in sequence
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession number 1977.585.4 Relationship 4th layer in sequence
Title Wallpaper Fragments Accession number 1977.585.5AB Relationship 5th layer in sequence
Title Wallpapered Board Accession number 1977.585.1 Relationship Same pattern, colors differ.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Gothic
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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