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1935.980 (RS183327)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Stoughton, Massachusetts. Wide, large scale striped pattern. One stripe features alternating vignettes of a red urn with a green marble ashlar. The vignettes of this stripe are framed in borders with c-scrolls. The other stripe is alternating ashlars of gray and green marble framed in red. The background is printed with an elaborate diaper pattern. Printed in white, two greens, two grays, red, and brown on a cream satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"Grandma E / Glazed" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
38 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.980
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank D. Ellison
GUSN
273268

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Ashlar
Marble
c-scroll
scroll
Urn
diaper
stripe
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Marble
Stripe
Renaissance Revival
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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