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2001.281.192 (RS182208)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper in four pieces from Attleboro, Massachusetts. Large scale damask pattern roller-printed in dark red on red ground with a mica wash. Multiple layers of earlier paper, including a plain paper in gray, are attached to the underside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Uppermost paper.
Inscriptions
"Warren Holman / 224 No. Worcester St. / Norton, Mass 02776 / From old house in / Attleboro - / First minister's house on / Attleboro Green" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
damask
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.192
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273718

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
mica
damask
floral
scroll
foliate
Period/Style
Damask
Form
wall fragments
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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