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2001.281.290A-C (RS183352)

Description

Three unused fragments of floral wallpaper from Bass River, Massachusetts. Pattern of overlapping sprigs of berries, roses and other flowers. Roller-printed in red, two pinks, white, two blues, ochre, gray and three greens on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"G38" [circled] / "Prescott Wild" (written on each fragment)
"A.2." (Fragment (A))
"Bass River" (Fragment (B))
"#2" [Crossed out] / "G38" (Fragment (B). Small, oval jelly jar sticker.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bass River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Wild, Prescott
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 14 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.290A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283615

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Berries
Flowers
Roses
Period/Style
Sprig
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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