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Wallpapered board

1936.1206 (RS207099)

Description

Board with sheathing fragment with wallpaper remnants on both sides. Side 1 has two papers: 1) foliate stripe in two greens on ungrounded paper; 2) floral swag in orange and two greens on tan striped paper. Side 2 has a blue abstract floral and foliate pattern with green accents on a white ground. 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
11 3/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.1206
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ada Child
GUSN
296581
Related Items
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1203 Relationship from same sequence of papers
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1204 Relationship from same sequence of papers
Title Board fragment Accession number 1936.1205 Relationship from same sequence of papers

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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