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2001.281.307 (RS181538)

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Floral, Aesthetic style paper with asymmetrical pattern of sprays with turquiose and red flowers and olive palm fronds. Roller-printed in two shades of turquoise, red, dark maroon, fuchsia, yellow, and three shades of olive on olive ground. Logos of the American Wall Paper Manufacturer's Association and pattern number 160B1 are printed in the left-hand selvedge.\n

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"Crocker / Brewster" (Crocker written on front and verso)
"13" / [check mark] (Written in red pencil. "13" is circled. Waterhouse pattern or reference number?)
"A.W.P.M.A. [in banner logo] / 160B1" (Americna Wall Paper Manufacturer's Association logo and pattern number.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 5/16 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.307
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283679
Related Items
Notes Additional "Crocker" papers from Brewster, Mass in the wallpaper 8x10 files.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Sprays
rose
carnation
palm
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
160B1
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 18 3/4 (inches)

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