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2001.281.259 (RS181429)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment manufactured by Moses Grant Jr and Company. Large-scale leaf design with folaite medallions. Roller-printed in green, white, light and dark violet on an ochre ground.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1811-1817
Inscriptions
"G30" (circled, appears twice )
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusettes, United States
Material
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 7/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.259
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283499
Related Items
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 1965.159 Relationship Several examples of Grant's "Leaf" pattern exist in the collection, each with a slight design variation.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.258 Relationship Several examples of Grant's "Leaf" pattern exist in the collection, each with a slight design variation.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
leaf
pindot
foliate
medallion
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 14 3/8, print width 10 1/2 (inches)

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