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2001.281.294 (RS181542)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Beverly Farms, Massachusetts. Floral sprig wallpaper. Flowers include roses, morning glories, lily of the valley and pansies. Block-printed in green and black on ungrounded laid paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Inscriptions
"WW7" (Written in two places. One in blue ink, one in red. Waterhouse reference number?)
"Beverly - Preston" / "Mrs. Frank Preston / Bev. Farms" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Beverly Farms (Montgomery county, Maryland)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Preston, Frank, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 14 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.294
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283621
Related Items
Notes See wallpaper 8x10 files for additional wallpaper fragments from Mrs. Frank Preston of Beverly Farms, Massachusetts.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sprigs
lily of the valley
rose
pansy
morning glory
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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