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Wallpaper Frieze

2001.281.328 (RS183408)

Description

Unused fragment of a wallpaper frieze. Scrolling, stylized foliate or damask pattern embossed on heavy paper. Roller-printed in metallic gold, metallic silver, and gray on white ground.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Property of / WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC. / 38 WAREHAM STREET / BOSTON, MASS.02118" ("Property of" written in ballpoint pen above Waterhouse address stamp)
"Please return to / Waterhouse Wallhangings / 38 Wareham St / Boston Mass 02118" (handwritten)
"Elegent / Embossed in gold and silver" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 32 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.328
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283948

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
damask
beads
dots
flowers
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 20 1/2 (inches)

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