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2001.281.525 (RS194591)

Description

Fragment of foliate stripe wallpaper from the Governor Badger House, Belmont, New Hampshire. A stylized foliate stripe, with two rows of leaves growing from a vine, alternates with a field of striated diamonds with dot centers. Block-printed in brown and white on ochre ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"Gov Badger - / Parlor" (handwritten)
"First layer - underneath / scenic by Dufour / Gov. Badger house / Belmont, N. H. / Border also" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 1/41 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.525
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287189
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.524

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
vine
diamonds
dots
stripes
Period/Style
Stripe
Foliate
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 1, print width 12 5/8 (inches)

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