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2001.281.541 (RS192606)

Description

Unused fragment of floral medallion wallpaper from the Governor Bradford house, Kingston, New Hampshire. Floral medallion pattern in grisaille except for colorful floral swags. The medallion figure is made up of a fabric shade or swag with tassles draping from a floral spray. Colorful floral swag hangs from the spray over the fabric. Roller-printed in three grays, three greens, purple, red and two pinks on polished white ground. Selvedge is marked"511 D."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Glazed / Gov. Bradford's home / Kingston N. H." (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Governor Bradford House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.541
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287632

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral Sprays
Swags
Fabric
Tassles
Grisaille
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
unused
Pattern No.
511 D
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 18 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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