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1971.137.2 (RS203986)

Description

Second layer of wallpaper removed from the second floor bedroom (Parlor Chamber) of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Paper appears to have been block-printed gray and white in a striped pattern. A delicate stripe with leaves alternates with a stripe of stylized flowers. Possibly handmade paper. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.137.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
302545

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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