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2001.281.388 (RS191652)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Clapp House in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Embossed, Gilt Figures framed by block-printed cartouches. Printed in dark and light gray on gray ground

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Dorchester / Clapp" (handwritten)
"Golds
"3" [circled] (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Clapp House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.388
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284396

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
foliate
fleur de lis
cartouche
vine
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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