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2001.281.279.2 (RS183361)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Embossed acanthus leaf pattern roller-printed in iridesent gold, blue and white on brown ground. Accompanied a gold stripe and figure paper, see 2001.281.279.1A-D.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Border to / gold on / white / Harris / Barnstable" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Harris
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.279.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283594
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.279.1A-D Notes See the Wallpaper 8x10 file for additional wallpaper fragments from Barnstable marked "Harris". Relationship Associated wallpaper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
acanthus leaf
embossed
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 5/16 (inches)

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