Description

Folded fragment of wallpaper, found in the Washington Bedchamber in December 1927. The obverse of the paper is printed in grisaille with elements of a rococco revival design. The reverse is heavily encrusted with remnants of plaster.

Date

c.1830-1840


Material/Technique

Block-printed pigment on paper


Dimensions

Overall: 7 5/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. (19.37 cm x 7.94 cm)
Overall (Envelope H x W): 8 15/16 in. x 3 15/16 in. (22.7 cm x 10 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Object Number

RP3233.001A


Colors (Beta)


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