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2001.281.308 (RS181537)

Description

Wallpaper fragment mounted on paperboard labeled "Crocker" from Brewster, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style paper with dense, asymmetrical floral pattern roller-printed in two yellows, red, dark maroon, black and dark olive on olive ground. Olive ground color is badly deteriorated and has largely disappeared.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"cut as choke / Design 19 3/16 x 20 1/2" (handwritten)
"Crocker / Brewster Mass / Royal Damask" (Royal Damask the pattern name of Waterhouse reproduction??)
[check mark] (In red pencil.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Brewster (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 18 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.308
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283681
Related Items
Notes Additional "Crocker" papers from Brewster, Mass in the wallpaper 8x10 files.

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.855.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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