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2001.281.350.1A-C (RS183392)

Description

Three fragments of a stripe and sprig patterned wallpaper from an old school in Centerville, Massachusetts. Stripes of blue rose sprigs on a cream background alternate with brown stripes with small blue dot and dash figures in blue. Roller-printed in two blues, brown and cream on ungrounded paper. Fragment (A) is still attached to upper layers of wallpaper. See related objects.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.350.1A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284101
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.350.2A-C
Title Wallpaper border Accession number 2001.281.350.3A-C

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
roses
stripes
sprig
dots
dashes
Period/Style
Stripe
Sprig
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 1/2 (inches)

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