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2001.281.282 (RS183341)

Description

Unused fragment of floral wallpaper from the Crocker Tavern, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Allover floral with large sprays and sprigs of pink and blue flowers. Roller-printed in gray, two blues, two pinks, three browns and green on white satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Inscriptions
"Dining Room / Crocker Tavern - Barnstable, Mass" ("Crocker Tavern / Dining Room Paper" written again in pencil)
"G36" (circled, appears twice, Waterhouse inventory or pattern number?)
"No mark / No [illegible]" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Crocker Tavern (Barnstable, Mass.), Dining Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
38 1/8 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.282
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283597

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Leaves
vines
berries
sprigs
sprays
floral
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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