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2001.281.312 (RS191088)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Brewster, Massachusetts. Pattern of repeating floral bouquets with trailing vines. This early American paper is roller-printed in green, red, pink and blue on an undetermined ground.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
"Brewster Mass / Home of Miss Chapman" (handwritten)
"#7" (Waterhouse inventory or reference number? Written on oval jelly jar sticker.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.312
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283688

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Bouquets
floral
vines
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment ?
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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