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2001.281.84AB (RS182181)

Description

Two fragments of unused wallpaper printed with floral medallion pattern. The medallions resemble stylized hanging lamps with beads, fringe and chain-like festoons. Each medallion frames a yellow rose sprig. Roller-printed in a light mauve, two yellows, brown, three greens, two violets and metallic gold on gray satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Woodward" (Dorothy Waterhouse's provenance note)
"Glazed" (Note from Dorothy Waterhouse?)
"545 / 16. Rolls" (printed)
Associated Building
Associated With Flint Farm (Middleton, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Woodward, Mrs.
Dimensions
27 3/4 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.84AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272874

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Cartouche
festoon
rose
sprig
floral
bead
Design Technique
Polished
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/16, print width 18 3/16 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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