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1994.55.2 (RS193999)

Description

Fragment. Wallpaper printed with abstract horizontal v-shapes and framed medallions enclosing a leaf motif. Fragment too small to determine overall pattern. Block printed in two greens, white and dark brown on yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1830
Inscriptions
"Samples of early wallpaper / from unidentified New England / houses. Removed during / restoration by Roy W. Baker, / Antrim, N.H. 1954." (handwritten)
Nina F. Little
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 15 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1994.55.2
Credit Line
Family of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
286691

Wallpaper Details

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

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