Description

Small fragment of wallpaper, found in the Washington Bedchamber in January 1929. The obverse of the paper is printed in black, gray, and orange with elements of a rococco revival design. Traces of plaster remain on the reverse.

Date

c.1830-1840


Material/Technique

Block-printed pigment on paper


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 4 7/16 in. x 2 in. (11.27 cm x 5.08 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

RP3233.002D


Colors (Beta)


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