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Wall fragment with wallpaper

1988.538 (RS207141)

Description

Studs, accordian lath, and plaster with wallpaper. Large green foliate medallion on tan ground. Much of paper is covered with white paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c1830
Inscriptions
""Frenals Tavern Peterborough 1833. Attic stairway back part of house (probably earlier based on style)"" (ALC's handwriting)
Associated Building
Original To Frenels Tavern.
Material
fibrous plaster
horsehair
lath
paint (coating)
painting (coating)
plaster
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component; Supporting Elements
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
fibrous plaster
horsehair
lath
paint (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
plaster
Plaster
sheathing
softwood
Unidentified Paper
Wall
wallpapers
walls
Dimensions
45 x 54 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.538
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
3442

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallion
foliate
Period/Style
medallion
State
Original
Theme
medallion
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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