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1924.182 (RS204003)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper. This block-printed pastoral landscape paper depicts vignettes of a man and woman riding donkeys, alternating with a vignette of a shepardess and a cow. The vignettes are surrounded by arabesques and neoclassical figures. Printed in brown, white and black on a gray ground. Came from the Daniel Murray House of Rutland, MA.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1924.182
Credit Line
Gift of the Messrs. Edward C. Tolman and Richard C. Tolman
GUSN
30180

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 41 3/4, print width 21 3/8 (inches)

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