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2001.281.74 (RS181200)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. The paper is block-printed in navy blue in a stylized Neoclassical design. The pattern appears to be a repeating medallion.The paper is ungrounded, handmade sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"Alma's Cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Middleton" (in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
"1825-1835" (Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting??)
Associated Building
Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Woodward, Mrs.
Dimensions
43 1/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.74
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272835

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
medallion
flower
leaf
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
Medallion
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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