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Three unused fragments of Renaissance Revival style wallpaper from the Eliab Deane House in Middleboro, Maine. Wide stripes composed of Renaissance Revival elements including strapwork, scrolls, floral festoons, hanging beads, and medallions. The design of the stripes takes after ferronerie (French ironwork) elements popular in some Renaissance Revival stair hall papers. Block-printed in cream, tan, brown and maroon on white polished ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"From Mrs. Hixson [?] Sharon / From Eliab Dean house - 1812 / Thompson St. Middleboro" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
16 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Possibly United States
Title Pencil Sketch of the Eliab Deane House Accession Number 2001.281.440.2
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.440.1D