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Small chest drawer

2001.281.550 (RS190330)

Description

Small wooden drawer from a chest or trunk. Drawer is made with tongue and groove construction and custom-shaped inserts to support wine glasses. There are remnants of a paper that once lined the interior of the drawer. The paper is block-printed with a vine pattern in black and white on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1830
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Chest
chests (case furniture)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 x 6 5/8 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.550
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287727

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
vines
Form
drawer lining
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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