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2001.281.317 (RS191083)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Stephen Robbins House, Lexington, Massachusetts. Three-dimensional block or "step" pattern alternating with star or flower element. Block-printed in white, black and varnish green on blue ground.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"Near Boston / Early" (handwritten)
"H G O" ?
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Robbins House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.317
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283888
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
block
step
star
flower
chain
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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