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Wallpapered board

1936.1204 (RS207131)

Description

Board/ sheathing fragment with wallpaper remnants on both sides. Side 1 has four papers: 1) Blue foliate and floral abstract stripe alternating with green vine stripe on white ground; 2) Foliate in light green and brown with brown pin dots on white ground; 3) Floral swag and in orange and two greens on tan striped paper; 4) Red, yellow, and green horizontal striped ground with stylized black floral and interlace pattern. Side 2 has a blue abstract floral and foliate stripe on white round with green and dark blue accents (same as on side 1). This paper is numbered 385 in selvage.

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
9 5/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.1204
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ada Child
GUSN
296578
Related Items
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1203 Relationship same sequence of papers
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1205
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1206

Wallpaper Details

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

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