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1969.340.6 (RS180482)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Art nouveau pattern of roses on thorny stems. The paper stock of the rose pattern has the texture of an oatmeal paper and the ground is printed with brown striations that imitate grass cloth. Printed in two greens, red and brown on an unground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 1/4 x 13 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.340.6
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177667
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, fig.77.2, p.263; p.261 and 263
Related Items
Accession number 1969.340.1- Relationship layers of paper from the same room 1969.340.1-.6

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
roses on long
thorny stems
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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