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2001.281.111A-C (RS181187)

Description

Three wallpaper fragments from the General Sylvanus Thayer House in Braintree, Massachusetts. Entwined, stylized floral vine and dotted ribbon with continuous dotted vine. Block-printed in white on blue paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Associated Building
Original To Sylvanus Thayer House (Braintree, Mass.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Braintree (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.111A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273291
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1923.1 Relationship Reproduction by Esther Stevens Fraser
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1990.606 Relationship reproduction
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1972.100 Relationship same pattern printed in blue on yellow paper

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Ingrain
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
vine
ribbon
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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