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2001.281.286A-D (RS181561)

Description

Four fragments of paper from a bandbox associated with the Barnstable, Massachusetts library. Curved stripe pattern consisting of solid lines alternating with long, spiky leaves or vines. Block-printed in mauve and white on pink ground. Wove paper in partial sheetsr.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"Hatbox Barnstable Library" (Fragment (A))
Associated Building
Associated With Sturgis Library (Barnstable, MA).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
bandboxes (containers)
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.286A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283603
Related Items
Notes Additional fragments of bandboxes from the Barnstable library can be found in the 8x10 files.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stripes
Vine
Leaf
Form
bandbox paper
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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