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2001.281.295.1 (RS181560)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Hale House, Beverly, Massachusetts. Earliest, or first layer, of three attached layers of wallpaper. Possibly masonry pattern. Block-printed in green, black and white on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
Inscriptions
"Hale paper - 2 layers" / "Hale House Beverly Mass" (Note is incorrect. There are 3 layers, not two.)
Associated Building
Original To Hale House (Beverly, MA).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 5/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.295.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283622
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.295.2 Relationship Second layer of three layers collected together.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.295.3

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Masonry
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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