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2001.281.280 (RS181540)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Double diaper pattern. Background diaper has wide lines with marblized design. Foreground diaper features stylized rosettes at diagonal intersections. Roller-printed in olive, pale yellow, and two browns on ungrounded paper. Marked "16 Rolls" in right-hand selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"16 Rolls" (printed)
"Barnstable Harris" (handwritten)
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
9 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.280
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283595
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
Marble
Rosettes
Diaper
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4, print width 18 1/8 (inches)

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