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1944.877.2 (RS182845)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Marrett House, Standish, Maine. Diaper pattern formed by six-sided diamonds separated by Greek Key pattern and border. Border pattern is not a separate paper. Border features a vine of berries, leaves and flowers. Roller printed in tans and browns on a light cream satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880s
Associated Building
Original To Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
14 3/4 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.877.2
Credit Line
Gift of Frances Marrett
GUSN
283872

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Greek Key
Berries
Leaves
Flowers
Vine
Diamond
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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