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2001.281.539 (RS192609)

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper with a simple leaf pattern from the Governor Bradford house, Kingston, New Hampshire. Foliate sprigs block-printed in metallic gold on beige ground. Fragment is the end of a roll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Gov. Bradford / home. / Kingston, N. H." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Governor Bradford House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.539
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287589

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Falling leaves
Foliate Sprig
Period/Style
Foliate
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 (inches)

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