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1978.132 (RS181239)

Description

Fragment of scenery figure wallpaper. Pattern consists of strapwork framing scenes of rural life alternating with vignetttes of tools of learning, such as books, globe and telescope. Printed in green, grey, and brown on white, ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"896" (Black ink)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Mexico (United States)
United States (Sierra county, New Mexico) [mine]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
14 1/8 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.132
Credit Line
Gift of Sheldon Kitchel
GUSN
283477
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1911.78
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1911.79
Accession number 1911.80

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Strapwork
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Pattern No.
896
State
Original
Theme
Transportation
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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