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2001.281.50 (RS181183)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A wallpaper with a pattern probably produced by a hand turned machine employing a narrow roller. Paper has a striped pattern made up of thin vertical white stripes, a blue moiré stripe, and a more elaborate stripe consisting of horizontal striping over a blue scrolling floral motif. Roller-printed in white, blue and brown on ungrounded paper. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/8 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.50
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272660

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stripe
Moiré
Period/Style
Stripe
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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