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2001.281.76 (RS181198)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Wallpaper is block-printed with a floral vine pattern in bright blues, oranges, yellows, brown, tan, pink and white. A second entirely monotone vine is printed in turquoise. The ground is light turquoise with a satin finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Alma's cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Middleton" (Dorothy Waterhouse's handwritten note)
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)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Woodward, Mrs.
Dimensions
8 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.76
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272851

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Vine
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral Trail
State
Original
Theme
Floral Vine
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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