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1971.137.6 (RS203981)

Description

Sixth layer of wallpaper removed from the second floor bedroom (Parlor Chamber) of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Swirling, circular fan and seaweed figures overlaps narrow stripes with abstracted honeycomb pattern. Block-printed in pale yellow, yellow, green, tan and brown on cream ground. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
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
1971.137.6
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
302549

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Abstract
Fan
Seaweed
Stripes
Honeycomb
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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