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2001.281.149A-C (RS186056)

Description

Partial roll and three fragments of wallpaper from New Hampshire. Partial roll and fragments of vine and stripe pattern. Pink vine with leaves and berries climb vertically over horizontal stripes with geometric patterns in light gray and green. Alternating with the vine is a pink vertical stripe or boarder with architectural oval rosettes and beed and reel. Block-printed in pink, mauve, red, white, and two greens on light gray ground.

Details

Maker
Probably (Manufacturer)
Date
1805-1810
Inscriptions
"Circa 1810 - old house, now gone- just beyond Hollis NH built in late 1700s" (text recorded on tag by registrar, original note lost?)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
60 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.149A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273535

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stripe
vine
bead and reel
medallion
architectural
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/8, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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