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2001.281.581 (RS195048)

Description

Fragment of landscape scenic wallpaper from Strafford, Vermont. Badly deteriorated pastoral scene with a stone bridge and building in the background. Scene is framed with airy scrollwork with small urns filled with fruit or flowers on either side. Block-printed in green and dark green on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"Paper hung in home of/ Justin Morrell [Morrill] - his birthplace - / He was U. S. Senator / Stratford [Strafford], VT. / Mrs. Fred K McCreary / 4 Coolidge Hill Rd. Cambridge" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.581
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288374

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Pastoral
Landscape
urn
scrolls
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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