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2001.281.190 (RS182218)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral striped wallpaper in which the dominant white stripe alternates with a gray stripe. The white stripe is printed with a stylized floral vine on pin stripe. The design has jagged edges imitating weaving or needlework. The gray stripe is adorned with a gray floral vine. Roller-printed in two browns, two grays, mustard, black and white. Paper is either ungrounded or grounded with white and gray stripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Stacey" (Stacey refers to a person. Other Waterhouse Wallpapers labeled "Stacey" are identified as being from Marblehead, MA.)
" 2 Rolls / 840 / 2 Rolls / 840" (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly Marblehead (Adams county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 1/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.190
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273710

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
vine
pin stripe
zig zag
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Imitation textile
Form
unused
Pattern No.
840
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3, print width 18 (inches)

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