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2001.281.281 (RS181556)

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Diaper and sprig pattern roller-printed in cream, tan and red on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"848" (pattern number)
"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
10 13/16 x 18 13/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.281
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283596
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
Sprig
Flowers
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
Pattern No.
848
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 3/8, print width 18 3/16 (inches)

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