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Wallpapered board

1980.181.2 (RS207143)

Description

Wallpapered board with multiple layers. Earliest is a Greek key Ashlar pattern in green, black, and gray on a white ground; most recent is green and gold foliate "flaming" medallions on a striped cream paper with a wide upper border of the same. Top of board has a feathered edge; back and part of the front have been painted white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1825
Earliest wallpaper date. Second wallpaper c. 1875.
Inscriptions
Gilbert Russell Payson & Erica Payson Parra / Gift on Approval / 6/20/80 (sticker affixed to back of board)
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Construction Materials
Places
East Orleans (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
Lumber
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
5.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.181.2
Credit Line
Gift of Gilbert Russell Payson and Erica Payson Parra
GUSN
300349
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Wallpaper Details

State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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