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2001.281.71AB (RS186055)

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Renaissance Revival Floral Stripe. Naturalistic flowers, include roses, pansies and other flowers block-printed in pink, mauve, red, black, three greens, orange, peach, and two violets over a grisaille background of trailing ribbons and scrolls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
"G76" (Circled.)
"563B" (Maker or retailer stamp)
"Andersen House / Yarmouth, Mass / Still on walls in 1958" (Dorothy Waterhouse provenance note)
"Circa 1845 / I took this from hall / Robinson house / Main St / Yarmouth Mass" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Yarmouth (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Renaissance Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 3/4 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.71AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272789

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stripe
ribbon
floral
roses
pansies
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/4, print width 21 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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