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2001.281.352AB (RS191063)

Description

Two fragments of unused gilt-figured wallpaper aquired in Chatham, Massachusetts. Vines with large leaves and trios of small flowers grow up a straight rod forming narrow stripes that alternate with floral figures. Pattern is embossed and gilded on a gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Chatham / Atkins?" (written on both fragments)
"13" (Circled. Waterhouse inventory or pattern number?)
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
11 3/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.352AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284105

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
vine
leaves
flowers
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Stripe
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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