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2001.281.371 (RS183415)

Description

Pencil tracing of a floral paper with tassles. Original paper located in an upstairs room of the Harrison Black House, Dedham, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1790
Inscriptions
"Tracing of original W.P. in upstairs room Harrison Black house - Dedham Mass - Formally first Tavern - Also in house the pictorial / w.p. King Ahasuesus = Queen Esther" (handwritten)
"Tracing of w. p. - upstairs back bedroom w. p. / Dr. Harrison Black house - Dedham, Mass / Formally tavern owned by [Gibbs?] and Adams / families for 200 years" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Object type
Metalworking T&E
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
Pattern, Tracing
tracing (technique)
tracing paper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 x 17 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.371
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284175
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