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2001.281.349A-C (RS183380)

Description

Three matching fragments of wallpaper from the Old Crosby House, Main Street, Centerville, Massachusetts. Tapestry Landscape pattern of trees and shrubs in a pastoral landscape. Roller-printed in greens, browns and black on a pale light green ground. Pattern is overlaid with a horizontal black pinstripe to immitate the look of a tapestry.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"From Old Crosby house. / Main St. - Centerville / (Mac Asbury) ? / then given me by Mrs. Snyder" (Uncertain if name in paranthesis is "Mac" or "Mae")
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.349A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284100
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.90 Relationship Similar style pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Trees
shrubs
bushes
fields
pastoral
pinstripes
Period/Style
Tapestry
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 (inches)

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