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2001.281.98 (RS182171)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Marblehead, Massachusetts. Stamped-gilt figure wallpaper in neo-grec style. Block-printed in gray and black with stamped gilt on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Stacey / Marblehead / Mass" (Dorothy Waterhouse note)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 1/8 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.98
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273002

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
neo-grec
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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