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2000.2230AB (RS183260)

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper. Marble and coffered pattern depicts octagonal panels set into large rectangle of veined marble. The octagons frame fruit in an acanthus leaf bowl. Printed in three browns, gray, and two greens on a cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Based on date of another paper with the same pattern found on page 138 of Wallpaper in New England.
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Musterfield Farm.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
11 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2230AB
GUSN
272351
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2000.1684.1AB Relationship From same donor and property. Probably both collected by Dorothy Waterhouse.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1912.119 Relationship Same pattern but wit slightly different colorway. Cooper-Frost-Austin House, Cambridge.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Marble
Coffered
Fruit
Bowl
Geometric
acanthus leaf
Period/Style
Masonry
Marble
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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