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1911.73 (RS181011)

Description

Fragment of a Gothic Revival wallpaper. Pattern consists of vignette of Gothic arched window framing an exterior view of an arched gate set against greenery and a blended sky. Vignette surrounded by floral and leaf swags. Printed in brown, red, green, blue on a white polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"Parlor Paper/ Return to Sarah P. Fowler/ Danvers" (Pencil)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Gothic Revival
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
19 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1911.73
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Sarah Putnam Fowler
GUSN
283732
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, Page 186, Plate 46-a #7, Photograph by Frank Cousins, 1911
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1922.23A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1978.127 Relationship Same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic arch
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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