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2001.281.109 (RS186068)

Description

Naturalistic floral wallpaper with floral border from West Peabody, Massachusetts. The pattern is reminiscent of both Aesthetic and Anglo-Japanese styles popular in the late nineteenth century. Roller-printed in muddied greens, orange and blue on black ground. The fragment is affixed to linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Old / Tayin / Estate / W Peabody" (Dorothy Waterhouse note)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
56 x 26 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.109
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273092

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
foliate
leaves
floral
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Theme
Floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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