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2001.281.954AB (RS195180)

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper from the Arnold Fenner House, Plainfield, Connecticut. Embossed, gilt-figured wallpaper with two narrow vertical stripes of foliate diamond figures per width of paper. A large foliate figure repeats at long intervals between the stripes. The figure has three large leaves and fern-like foliage. Embossed and gilded figures on light gray ground. The pattern was reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings under the name "Arnold Fenner House."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Associated Building
Original To Arnold Fenner House.
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Plainfield (Windham county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
35 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.954AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290727
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Foliate
Stripes
Diamond
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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