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Fireboard

2014.50.1 (RS207215)

Description

Fireboard with multiple layers of wallpaper. Top layer is a foliate c-scroll pattern in brown or gold on a pink ground. Selvedge marked "Gossler & Wilt/W.P. Co. Phila". United States.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
most recent wallpaper layer
Inscriptions
Gossler & Wilt / W. P. Co. Phila. (printed)
Material
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
33 x 40.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.50.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
301005

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
foliate
c-scroll
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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