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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.386A-D (RS191078)

Description

Fragments of a floral wallpaper border from the Clapp House in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Block-printed and stenciled fruit and flower pattern in pink, red, green, black and light blue on gray ground. Border was once attached to Pillar and Arch with matching floral elements, see Clapp House wallpaper 2001.281.106.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1770
Inscriptions
"early border" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Clapp House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stenciling
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
stenciling
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
1 13/16 x 27 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.386A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284391
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.106 Relationship matching wallpaper from same location

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
fruit
leaves
wheat
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 17 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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