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1980.201AB (RS176172)

Description

Wallpaper (A) and border (B) fragments from the hall of the Lakeman Johnson House, circa 1840. Wallpaper (A) is a landscape scenary paper with harbor scene and irise sky framed by Gothic cartouches entwined with red roses and blue morning glories, printed on white polished ground. Straight repeat. See 1971.210 for another sample of the same paper. Fragment (B) is a matching border with column and entwined flowers like those found on the wallpaper. Printed in the same colors: gray, white, brown, blue, pink and green.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Associated Building
Original To Lakeman-Johnson House Main House, Front Hall.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1980.201AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
49804
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.210 Relationship Fragment (A) and 1971.210 are the same paper from the same house.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1948.730

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
flowers
column
harbor
cartouches
rose
morning glory
boats
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Design Technique
Irise

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