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2001.281.351 (RS191103)

Description

Unused gilt-figured wallpaper fragment acquired in Chatham, Massachusetts. Narrow stripes of embossed, gilded floral figures roller-printed on a gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Chatham / Mrs. Atkins" (Appears to be in the hand of Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"Chatham / Atkins?" (In different handwriting than first inscription)
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.351
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284104

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flower
Leaf
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Stripe
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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