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2001.281.73 (RS182194)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Multicolored roller-printed, flocked wallpaper in a floral pattern of yellow, brown, two reds, two greens and black. Areas of the pattern that are not flocked are covered in metallic gold. The paper has an olive green ground and is embossed with horizontial ribbing. A square piece has been cut from one side of the fragment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Horatio Rogers / N. Andover, Mass." (Dorothy Waterhouse provenance note)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
flock papers
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.73
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272815
Related Items
Notes Several other papers from this donor are located in the Waterhouse 8x10 files.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
foliate
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused / end of roll
State
Original
Theme
Floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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