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2001.281.83AB (RS182185)

Description

Two wallpaper fragments from Middleton, Massachusetts. Rose vine and floral sprig pattern roller-printed in three greens, two blues, pink, mauve, red and orange over a gray moire stripe. The floral design imitates embroidery. The ground is satin and fades from pink to white. Stamped "Délicourt à Paris." on verso.\n

Details

Maker
Etienne Delicourt (Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1870
RC dated 1860s. Per Manufacturer Authority List, "M. Etienne Delicourt et Cie, Paris" is in operation from 1838-1859.
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Woodward / Middleton" (Dorothy Waterhouse's provenance note on fragment A)
"1766" (Possible pattern number on Fragment A)
"Délicourt à Paris." (Manufacturer)
"D" encircled with "DEPOSE AU TRIBUNAL DE / J.D. / DE COMMERCE" (stamped)
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Woodward, Mrs.
Dimensions
25 1/8 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.83AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272872

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Rose
Sprig
Vine
Floral
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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