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Wallpapered board

1936.1203 (RS207125)

Description

Board fragment with wallpaper remnants on both sides. Side 1 has a striped paper with floral swags in orange, two green, white, and brown on a tan ground. Swags are poorly printed and badly aligned. Side 2 has a light blue abstract foliate pattern on a white ground (in other samples, the blue foliate is alternates with a green vine and stripe design)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1840-1860
Inscriptions
Gift of Miss Ada Child / 24 Nov 1936 (handwritten)
Material
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
Possibly sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
8 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.1203
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ada Child
GUSN
296577
Related Items
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1204
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1205
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1206

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stripe
vine and stripe
floral
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Foliate
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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