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Painted sheathing board

1970.1324 (RS207118)

Description

Board with three square edges; split on the fourth edge. Stenciled with large foliate stripe with dotted borders. White on green ground, painted directly onto board (no wallpaper). Some whitewash between joist or stud marks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1766
date Chase House built
Inscriptions
RCN / Gift of Joe Hammond 3/11/70 / Portsmouth, N.H. / Chase House / Strawberry Bank / Hallway / this info. restricted for the present (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Chase House.
Material
paint (coating)
painting (coating)
softwood
stenciling
Object type
Building Component; Construction Materials
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
paint (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly flooring
Probably wallboard
sheathing
softwood
Stenciled
stenciling
Vine
vines
Dimensions
19.5 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1324
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
41287

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique
Stenciled
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Stenciled

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