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1967.166.1.1 (RS207193)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. First layer of wallpaper attached to sheathing board. Bamboo and drapery pattern printed in white, orange, black, and blue on ochre ground.

Details

Maker
Possibly Moses Grant, Jr. & Co.
Date
1810-1820
Associated Building
Original To Pierce-Hichborn House, 1st Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1967.166.1.1
Credit Line
Gift of Charles R. Strickland
GUSN
296125
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, page 112, note 6
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1967.168 Relationship same wallpaper design (bamboo and drapery), but 1967.166.1.1 has additional blockprinted detail layers and additional colors.
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession number 1967.210 Relationship same pattern
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1967.184 Relationship same pattern
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1966.462B Relationship same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bamboo
drapery
cording
floral
Period/Style
Drapery
Pattern Name
Drapery and Bamboo
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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