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Wallpaper

1994.54A-I (RS193990)

Description

Fragments. Nine wallpaper fragments. Overall pattern cannot be determined; however, motifs present include stylized stars, lozenges, pin dots, scrolling lines and chevrons. Block printed in white on green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca.1795
Inscriptions
"Scraps of wallpaper from the lining / of a trunk, circa 1795" (Typed label from Nina Fletcher Little, stored in object file)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1994.54A-I
Credit Line
Family of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
286688

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Form
Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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