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2001.281.288 (RS181554)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Selick Hedge Matthews House, Bass River, Massachusetts. Floral gilt figure paper with roller-printed trailing vine background pattern in gray on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"From the Selick Hedge Matthews Homestead / Bass River, Mass" (not Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
"4" (circled)
Associated Building
Original To Selick Hedge Matthew House.
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bass River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 15/16 x 18 7/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.288
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283611

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Sprigs
vine
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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