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2001.281.110AB (RS181190)

Description

Wallpaper and border fragments from the Timothy Johnson House, North Andover, Massachusetts. Pillar and arch pattern paper (A) with border (B) of leaves under small arches topped with a band of beading. Block-printed in black, brown and white on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Inscriptions
"Caroline Rogers / North Andover / Paper removed to SPNEA" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Capt. Timothy Johnson House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Trustees of Catherine Johnson
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.110AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273271
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1926.960.1 Relationship Another fragment of the same paper from the Timothy Johnson House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1926.960.1b Relationship Another fragment of the same border from the Timothy Johnson House.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
column
pillar
scroll
beed
leaf
Period/Style
Pillar & Arch
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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