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1911.108 (RS180987)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Pattern consists of vignettes of various fruits set within guilloche frame or platter over diapered ground. Printed in light and dark brown, white and green on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
31 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1911.108
Credit Line
Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler
GUSN
179064
Reference Notes
Frank Cousins' photo, Essex Institute, Salem, MA (c. 1911) referenced in "Wallpaper in New England," pg. 185.
Related Items
Accession number 1967.123 Relationship sample of paper removed from walls

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
fruit
cherries
pears
apples
diaper
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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