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2000.419 (RS208260)

Description

Rolled fragment of unused 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 and white on gray ground.

Details

Maker
Birge Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1975
see Inscription.
Inscriptions
“Reconstruction of the Original wallpaper found in the Hancock-Clark House/ Lexington, Mass./ by the Birge Company Inc./ Buffalo, New York/ 1975" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Buffalo, New York, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Hancock-Clarke House (Lexington, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
43 3/4 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.419
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
272424
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2000.420A Relationship Reproduction paper with same pattern.
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
Pillar
Arch
Figure
Putti
Trophy
Garland
Shield
Period/Style
Pillar & Arch
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 43 3/4, print width 21 1/4 (inches)

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