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2001.281.400 (RS191631)

Description

Scenery figure wallpaper fragment from Hanover, Massachusetts. A pastoral landscape depicting a bridge over a river between a church and a mill is framed by Asian inspired border. The landscape alternates with a large oval figure with central medallion and symmetrical, stylized architectural figures. The pattern is roller-printed in green, yellow, black and two grays on polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Hanover, Mass. / Mrs. Eleanor Le Duc. / House built 1782-1792 / by Thos. Barstow, famous / ship builder" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.400
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284513

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
landscape
church
mill
river
bridge
medallion
floral figures
architectural elements
grisaille
frame
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/8, print width 18 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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