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Wallpapered board

1977.585.1 (RS182940)

Description

Wallpapered board with fragments of a black and white pin dot and strapwork design in quatrefoil pattern with leafy center. Block printed on dark blue ground. Nail in corner of board.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.), Parlor.
Material
laid paper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]
York Harbor (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
laid paper
sheathing
wallpapers
walls
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.585.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
246046
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Fragments Accession number 1977.585.2AB Relationship Identical pattern
URL http://www.adelphipaperhangings.com/sayward.html Notes Reproduction paper "Sayward Gothic"

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flower
strapwork
quatrefoil
Period/Style
Medallion
gothic
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 1/2 (inches)

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