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Image features a striped curtain paper with tie backs. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Exploring Curtain Papers
I recently had the opportunity to look at the museum’s collection of curtain papers, a lesser known group in the Wallcoverings department. A visiting paper conservator from the UK’s National Trust was researching curtain papers and while in New York on a courier trip stopped by to see Cooper Hewitt’s examples. Not much is known...