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2001.281.231AB (RS183329)

Description

Fragments of ceiling paper. Abstract pattern of overlapping, wavy cirlces and dots. Roller-printed in cream on a light copper liquid mica ground. American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo printed in selvedge. Fragment "A" is lined with unprinted paper. Fragment "B" is lined with a foliate pattern wallpaper of the same era.

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"A.W.P.M.A." [lettering in scroll logo] ( )
"260" [zero partially torn away, may be additional numbers missing] (printed)
"Cunningham" (Difficult to read but appears to be "Cunningham")
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Possibly ceiling papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
39 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.231AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283305

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
circles
dots
Period/Style
Ceiling Paper
Form
wall fragments
Pattern No.
260
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 (inches)

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