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2001.281.260 (RS181420)

Description

Wallpaper fragment manufactured by Moses Grant, Jr. and Co. Paper appears to have been used as the cover of a journal. Marks indicating a hand sewn binding run down the middle of the fragment. Wallpaper has a large-scale grape vine pattern. Block-printed in violet and black on white ground on wove paper.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Moses Grant, Jr. & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1811-1817
Inscriptions
"Grant" (Upper edge of Grant wallpaper manufacturer's stamp. Circled)
Location of origin
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 1/6 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.260
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283500

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
grapes
vine
pindots
leaves
Form
journal cover
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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