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Description

Three unused rolls. Pattern composed of vertical stripe of tall basket or urn filled with flowers alternating with floral spray. Edged wtih heart motif and stylized leaf and flower. Prints in pink, mauve, three greens, blue, yellow, grey on grey ground. Drop repeat.

Details

Maker
M.H. Birge & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1945-1950
Paper installed 1950.
Inscriptions
Join / Trim / Birge / 1789 / Run 5 / The Marseille (printed on left selvedge: "JOIN/TRIM [up arrow}/BIRGE/1789/RUN 5/THE MARSEILLE" printed on right selvedge: "~UNION MADE~/WATERFAST/TRIM [up arrow]/DROP PATTERN/JOIN")
Union Made / waterfast / trim / drop pattern / join (printed)
Location of origin
Chelsea, MA, United States
Associated Building
Original To Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.), Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Ipswich (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
roll x 19 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.604.1-.3
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
177591
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1985.870 Relationship same pattern, different pattern number

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral bouquet
urn
heart
leaf
stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
The Marseille
Pattern No.
1789
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 28 1/8, print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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