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Wallpapered board

2014.39.1 (RS207231)

Description

Board/ sheathing fragment with attached wallpaper. Stripes of brown diamonds (each diamond composed of stylized quatrefoils) alternating with stripes of pink, brown, and white floral sprigs. Cream ground. Back of board painted white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1850s
early roller printed stripe
Inscriptions
Burgess - Hampden, MA (handwritten)
Material
paint (coating)
painting (coating)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
paint (coating)
painting (coating)
sheathing
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 9/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.39.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
296587

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stripe
diamond
sprig
floral
quatrefoil
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Sprig
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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