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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.412 (RS191062)

Description

Fragment of ribbon and bow wallpaper border from the Stephen Robbin's House in Lexington, Massachusetts. Block-printed in two mauves, two greens, orange, black and white on light blue ground.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"Stephen Robbins / house" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Robbins House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
8 x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.412
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284641
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Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.468.2A-E

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Ribbon
bow
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border

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