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2001.281.295.3 (RS181560)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Hale House in Beverly, Massachusetts. Uppermost layer of three layers of attached wallpapers. Chinese figure paper roller-printed in yellow, olive, and dark maroon on pale yellow or off-white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Hale paper - 2 layers" / "Hale House Beverly Mass" (Note is incorrect. There are three layers.)
Associated Building
Original To Hale House (Beverly, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 5/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.295.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283624
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.295.1 Relationship Layer one of three.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.295.2 Relationship Layer two of three.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Chinese Figures
Dragons
palm trees
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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