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2001.281.440.1D (RS191681)

Description

Renaissance Revival style wallpaper from the Eliab Deane House in Middleboro, Maine. Fragment affixed to paperboard. Wide stripes composed of Renaissance Revival elements including strapwork, scrolls, floral swags, hanging beads, finials and medallions. The design of the stripes takes after ferronerie (French ironwork) elements popular in some Renaissance Revival stair hall papers. Block-printed in cream, tan, brown and maroon on white polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"Designs we might consider" (Folder label. This was one of several papers found in this folder.)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Renaissance Revival
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
31 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.440.1D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289048
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.440.1A-C Relationship Fragments of the same wallpaper. Fragment D found after other fragments were catalogued.
Title Pencil Sketch of the Eliab Deane House Accession number 2001.281.440.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
strapwork
c-scrolls
beads
finials
floral swags
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 3/4, repeat width 19, print width 19 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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