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2001.281.278 (RS183357)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Large-scale foliate spray with trailing vine over diaper pattern. Roller-printed in tan, maroon, and two greens on light tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Inscriptions
"Barnstable Harris" (handwritten)
"49 I" (I= capital letter i)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Harris
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 19 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.278
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283568
Related Items
Notes See the Wallpaper 8x10 file for additional wallpaper fragments from Barnstable marked "Harris".

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diaper
foliate
leaves
vines
diamond
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 3/4, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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