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2001.281.299AB (RS183337)

Description

Two fragements of wallpaper from Braintree, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style pattern of dense, allover floral vine pattern with peacocks. Roller-printed in red on white ground. At least one older layer of wallpaper is adhered to the back of this paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"From early house in / Braintree / Given me by Mary Bean" (On fragment (A))
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Braintree (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Bean, Mary
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 1/4 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.299AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283637

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
vines
peacocks
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 14 7/8 (inches)

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