English Gothic

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Representing ornamental plaster form of decoration in English Gothic used in the first half of the 19th century. Composed of criss-crossing wide bands ornamented with leaves, flowers, nuts and fruits. Bands are edged with simulated moldings. A reproduction of an old wallpaper from the walls of the front entry of John Sible's house, Hancock Street, Salem, Massachusetts. It was put on walls in 1858. Printed on reverse side: "No. 295 CB". Printed in grisaille on pale gold field. Not original colors. Made in: Buffalo, New York, USA. Date: 1920s. Record ID: chndm_1945-12-27.

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