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2001.281.94AB (RS182177)

Description

Two wallpaper fragments from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Rococo Revival floral pattern in pink, red, green, blue and purple with scrolls and beads in tan and background stripes in gray. Roller-printed on white satin ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
"Dorchester - Clapp House" (handwritten)
"Dorchester - Clapp - Duplicate" (handwritten)
"G71" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Clapp House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 1/4 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.94AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272957
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1186 Relationship Roll of the same wallpaper from the Clapp House.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Scroll
stripe
Rococo
Beads
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Rococo Revival
Floral Medallion
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/8, print width 18 3/8 5/16 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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