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Fireboard

1985.670 (RS207151)

Description

Fireboard with breadoard ends. One side covered with wallpaper. Includes a laid paper with pale blue ground covered with overall vine motif with grapes, flowers, and pears in green, gold and blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original To Hurd House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Places
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
57 3/4 x 40 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.670
Credit Line
Gift of Historic Boston, Inc.
GUSN
294758

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
flower
floral
vine
pear
grape
Form
Fireboard
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
floral

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