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Wallpaper fragment

2001.281.258 (RS181422)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment produced by Moses Grant, Jr. and Co. Pattern is a large-scale leaf design framing medallions of feathers tied with a bow. Block-printed in red and white on an ochre ground.

Details

Maker
Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1811-1817
Inscriptions
"Manufactured / by / M Grant Jr & Co / No 6 Union Street / Boston" (incircled with design)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.258
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283496
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1965.159 Relationship Several examples of Grant's "Leaf" pattern exist in the collection, each with a slight design variation.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1930.1619 Relationship Several examples of Grant's "Leaf" pattern exist in the collection, each with a slight design variation.

Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.259 Relationship Several examples of Grant's "Leaf" pattern exist in the collection, each with a slight design variation.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
plume
feather
leaf
pindots
medallion
bow
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 1/8 (inches)

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