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1971.137.1.1 (RS203986)

Description

First layer of wallpaper removed from the second floor bedroom (Parlor Chamber) of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts.Wallpaper has lost much of its pattern. Appears to be block-printed with green plaid stripes alternating with a floral pattern in gray, green, tan and brown on cream or light green ground. See associated border 1971.137.1.2.

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 Component
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
fragments
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.137.1.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
48457

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Plaid stripes
Flowers
Period/Style
Stripe
Floral
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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