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Wallpapered Boards

2013.140.1 (RS207869)

Description

Five wallpapered boards. Wallpaper patterned with alternating medallions with solid and latticework backgrounds. Each medallion frames a flower. Printed in white, pinks, and greens on a blue ground. Removed from a circa 1744 Georgian home in Marblehead, MA.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1740
Location of origin
England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
boards (flat objects)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
2013.140.1
GUSN
287967

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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