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2001.281.247 (RS181407)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Marble column and panel wallpaper used to create large scale column and panel styles for halls, entries and vestibules. Paper fragment is printed in three patterns: marble (column pattern); plain polished white ground (wall pattern); and stripes of varying thicknesses (panel border pattern). The marbled pattern is block-printed in three grays, white, blue and gold foil. The stripe pattern is block-printed in three grays and gold foil. See Wallpaper in New England, figure 45-a on page 182 for a photo of this type of paper in situ.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.247
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283325
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
marble
stripe
column
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Marble
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 15 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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