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Trunk Lining

2001.281.297 (RS181541)

Description

Fragment of trunk lining from Bourne, Massachusetts. Large medallion made up of central flower, possibly a daisy, circled by wreath of leaves. Four spokes radiate from flower. Background pattern of hatchmarks. Block-printed in red and white on yellow ground wove paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
18201830
Inscriptions
"Top layers / trunk from / Bourne (Hartford) / 1827" (Hartford maybe donor name or refer to newspaper lining now lost?)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.297
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott\n
GUSN
283626

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flower
daisy
leaves
wreath
spokes
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
trunk lining
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade

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