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2000.420 (RS208264)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper. Pillar and arch pattern featuring three classical figures within a baldacchinno under an arch. The arch itself is slightly pointed with Gothic columns to which shields and flags are attached. Two putti rest atop the arch. Printed in black, white and blue on gray ground.

Details

Maker
Reed, Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"Early American Homes / 1721-1840 / Reed Ltd. / The Hancock-Clark House (Parlor) / Built 1734" (printed)
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
40 1/4 x 30 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.420
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
272405
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1966.488 Relationship Reverse of original design
Title Wallpaper fragment Accession number 1966.1350 Relationship Original design.
Notes Catalog sheet also notes related papers (not currently found in M3):
1963.91, 1984.479.1, 1967.121.1, 2000.419.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2000.419

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
Pillar and Arch
Arch
Putti
Figure
Trophy
Shield
Column
Garland
Baldacchinno
Period/Style
Pillar & Arch
NeoClassical
Pattern Name
Hancock-Clarke House parlor
State
Repro
Theme
Classical
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 40, print width 21 (inches)

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