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2001.281.612.2A-D (RS194329)

Description

Four wallpaper fragments with floral swag pattern from West Buxton, Maine. Floral figures and swags block-printed in orange and blue on light blue ground. Printed on uncut French book plates. Laid paper. For accompanying border fragments see 2001.281.612.1a-f

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
"French with interesting / border / First paper / W. Buxton Maine / (Mrs. Grace Davis" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.612.2A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288817

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Swags
Flowers
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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