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2000.1660A-D (RS180783)

Description

Wallpaper fragments removed from the Harris Gray Otis House. Nursery paper. Engraved scenes of figures and animals in imitation of toile. Scenes are framed by scrolling acanthus leaf festoons and grape vine arbors.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
2000.1660A-D
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
273871

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
toile
monkeys
cow
sheep
ducks
horse
birds
festoons
classical
figures
putti
goddess
acanthus leaf
Period/Style
Nursery
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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