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2001.281.277 (RS181549)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Hayes House, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Diamond patterned formed by four alternating floral medallion designs. Block-printed in white and pink on gray ground. Handmade paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"Hayes old house / Barnstable, Mass" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Hayes House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.277
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283567
Related Items
Notes See the Wallpaper 8x10 file for additional wallpaper fragments from Hayes House, Barnstable, Mass.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diamond
floral
flower
medallion
pindots
stripes
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 3/16 (inches)

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