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2001.281.306 (RS181553)

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Floral Aesthetic style paper with foreground pattern of asymmetrical, densley arranged flowers and foliage roller-printed in greens, browns, red and orange. Background foliate pattern roller-printed in yellow on polished yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Crocker" (handwritten)
36 (Written in red pencil. Circled. Waterhouse inventory or reference number?)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.306
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283678
Related Items
Notes Additional "Crocker" papers from Brewster, Mass in the wallpaper 8x10 files.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
sprigs
ferns
foliate
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15, print width 18 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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