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Soane Diaper

An entire wall of this diaper pattern was uncovered beneath layers of paint during the initial stages of renovating Sir John Soane’s private apartment, at 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London. While there was more than enough evidence to determine the structure of the delicate design the colors had understandably not fared as well. When … Continued

Collins Place Medallion

Sizeable fragments of this pattern were discovered, pasted to the sheathing at “Collins Place” in North Reading, Massachusetts. While the structure itself dates from approximately 1785 the wallpaper was added at a later date. Though it consists of only one printed color on a ground the design structure produces a deceptively elegant pattern when installed. … Continued