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1968.38.5 (RS207160)

Description

Fireboard fragment with attached wallpaper. Allover peapod design in green and brown on tan ground. Border of floral and grass sprigs in black on olive ground. Evidence of earlier paper, small diaper pattern of green diamonds on tan ground, below peapod paper. Board has tongue and groove edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
date for peapod paper
Associated Building
Original To Old Jotham Bush Tavern (Boylston Center, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Environmental Control Elements
Places
Boylston Center (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
boards (flat objects)
carving (processes)
Fireboard
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
26 1/8 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.38.5
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter Peinze
GUSN
301676
Related Items
Title Fireboard Accession number 1968.38.4a Relationship same paper
Title Fireboard Accession number 1968.38.4b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
peapod
vine
Period/Style
aesthetic
Form
fireboard
State
Original
Theme
foliate
Paper Type
Machine Made

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