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Wallpapered board

1986.1186 (RS207197)

Description

Board fragment with three pieces of attached wallpaper from 1 Carlton Street, Salem, MA. Side one: Wallpaper [a) features ovals in orange and brown (two shades) on ivory ground. Side two: \n Wallpaper [b] has brown wide bar diaper pattern on ivory ground (selvage edge has number 184). Wallpaper [c] is a Shakespeare print by Currier and Ives, black with yellow, blue, and pink chalked details (selvage edge has number 663). Both papers on side two were apparently applied with selvedge edges showing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Used At , Attic.
Material
lithographs
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
lithographs
sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
32.5 x 13.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1186
Credit Line
Gift of John Hardy Wright
GUSN
51304

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
oval
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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