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2001.281.346 (RS183389)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Osterville, Massachusetts. An overall foliate pattern is formed by large-scale leaf-like figures framing floral sprigs on pinstripe background. Roller-printed in blue and white on ungrounded paper. Fragment is affixed to paperboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"In attic on beams / Osterville / Antique Shop / Mrs. Birtwhistle" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.346
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284017
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.345 Relationship 2001.281.345 and .346 are affixed to front and back of same piece of paperboard.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
leaf
flower
sprig
stripes
Period/Style
Foliate
Sprig
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4 (inches)

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