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1967.122.1 (RS198582)

Description

Multiple pieces of wallpaper with attached border (see border 1967.122.2) from a single room. Papers were found in a bureau drawer in the Stetson House in Hanover, Massachusetts but may originate from the Broad Oak Farm also in Hanover. Wallpaper is a striped floral pattern. A stripe of orange tulip stripe alternates with pink floral stripe. Block printed on handmade paper in black, orange, white, and varnish green on sky blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1835
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Associated With Stetson House Main House. Original To Broad Oak Farm.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1967.122.1
GUSN
273690

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stripe
floral
tulip
vine
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
wall fragments
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
Floral
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Varnished

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