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2001.281.607R (RS181382)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with block-printed leaf pattern in brown on light brown ground. Along left side of fragment is printed a flocked laurel leaf and berry stripe overprinted in orange and brown. (See 1995.565 for a variation on this pattern). This fragment has been identified as a fragment of sidewall from a wallpaper set from the Hayes House. The Hayes House is now part of Berwick Academy, South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flock papers
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flock papers
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.607R
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273661
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.607A-Q Relationship Fragment (R) is a sidewall fragment part of the larger group but found and catalogued separately.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
vine
Foliate
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Freize
Design Technique
Flocked

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