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1971.144.3 (RS203989)

Description

Two fragments of the third layer of wallpaper removed from the stairway of the cellar leading up to the dining room of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Circular swirl pattern roller-printed in yellow, blue, white on gray ground. "Wm. H. Mairs & Co. / 1836" printed in selvedge.\n

Details

Maker
Mairs, William H. (Manufacturer)
Date
1870-1880
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Stairway.
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.144.3
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
302586
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1968.80.6.1-.2 Relationship Same paper found elsewher in the Shirley-Eustis House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.141.4 Relationship Same pattern found in a different room of the Shirley-Eustis House.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Swirl
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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