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2001.281.578 (RS195050)

Description

Fragment of arcade wallpaper from Barre, Vermont. Large Neo-classical column, probably part of an arcade wallpaper. Block-printed in white, three grays, pale yellow, ochre, two browns, black, blue, blue-green, and dark green on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"From Mr. Steele" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
36 3/4 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.578
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288336

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Column
Quatrefoil
Palmette
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 7 1/2 (inches)

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