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Object Name Wallpaper
Catalog Number 1998.77
Maker France
Date c. 1832
Material(s) Paper;
Dimensions H-48 W-19 inches
Description A wallpaper fragment with a brown floral vine with light gray fill.
Notes Removed from the Andrew Forsythe House on VanArsdall Pike in Mercer County. Married in 1830 to Narcissa McAfee, Forsythe completed the home in 1832. According to tradition, this paper was made in France, bought in Philadelpha, PA, and hung in 1832. One of a group of three fragments from the same house.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Mercer County
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS