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Fireboard

1972.107 (RS207147)

Description

Wallpaper from a fireboard, applied to canvas and stretched on a wooden frame. Paper depicts Napoleon on a white horse leading his army into war. Border is double wide with alternating Greek key and vine in yellow and red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original To 250 Beacon Street.
Material
canvas
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
28 3/4 x 41 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.107
GUSN
48727

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Napoleon
horse
greek key
army
Military
Form
fireboard
State
Original
Theme
military
historical
Paper Type
Handmade

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