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2001.281.101 (RS182173)

Description

Ceiling paper fragment. This corner fragment features a landscape scene of a mill on a river. The scene is placed framed within a red diamond and is surrounded by a symmetrical block pattern outlined in metallic gold and oversized cattails. The paper is roller-printed in two reds, black, blue, white, seven greens, salmon, gray, light orange and metallic gold on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
RCN
Inscriptions
"?6 FG" (area torn away, initial numbers in sequence are missing)
"180-225" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.101
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273066

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
scenic
landscape
mill
cattails
geometric
Period/Style
Ceiling Paper
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling

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