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1986.1945AB (RS198683)

Description

Two fragments of scenery figure wallpaper from the Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm, Newbury, Massachusetts. Primary scene is framed by c-scrolls and depicts a stone mill and bridge by a body of water. A steepled church and mountains are visible in the distance. A musical trophy vignette is below the cottage scene and is also framed by c-scrolls. A stripe with bow and arrow trophies and flowers, runs vertically to right of scenery figures. Roller-printed in three grays, black and blue on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1855
Associated Building
Original To Spencer-Peirce-Little House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1986.1945AB
GUSN
295035

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Mill
Church
River
Landscape
Musical instruments
Trophy
c-scrolls
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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