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Scenic Wallpaper

2001.281.577 (RS194574)

Description

Fragment of a scenic wallpaper from Barre, Vermont. Fragment depicts a carved banister with thick foliage behind it. Block-printed in three browns, pale yellow, green and black on dark green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"Barre, Vt. / From house where / Lafayette stayed / overnight / Base of a scenic / (See Kate Sanborn Book)" (Handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 3/4 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.577
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288335

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Banister
Foliage
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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