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1978.205A-E (RS207352)

Description

Four partial rolls. Pattern composed of long-tailed bird (a finch?) set within a scalloped-shaped, floral medallion. Prints in green, brown, mauve, yellow on green ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
New Hampshire Bird / Nancy McClelland Inc. (printed on left selvedge: "NEW HAMPSHIRE BIRD/ Nancy McClelland Inc.")
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Lyman Estate (Waltham, Mass.), Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Nancy McClelland
Dimensions
30 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.205A-E
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177583
Reference Notes
A similar paper appears in the 1941 catalog "Re-Creating Old American Designs in Wallpaper," Item #6, MASS. BIRD.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bird
tulips
medallion
floral
finch
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
New Hampshire Bird
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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