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1994.55.1 (RS193999)

Description

Fragment. Wallpaper fragment with sprig and leaf motifs. Fragment too small to determine overall pattern. Block printed in blue on cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"Samples of early wallpaper / from unidentified New England / houses. Removed during / restoration by Roy W. Baker / Antrim, N. H. 1954." (Handwritten note by Nina Fletcher Little)
"Nina F. Little" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1994.55.1
Credit Line
Family of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
286689

Wallpaper Details

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

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