Description

Small fragment of wallpaper, taken from the Washington Bedchamber at Mount Vernon. The obverse of the paper is printed in grisaille. The reverse of the paper (labeled in pencil, A) is printed with a design in orange and black.

This piece has been conserved during which time previously adhered fragments were split resulting in five indiviaual fragments of wallpaper.

Date

c.1830-1840


Material/Technique

Block-printed pigment on paper


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 1 1/16 in. x 3 3/16 in. (2.7 cm x 8.1 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Object Number

RP3233.012B


Colors (Beta)


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