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2001.281.353 (RS183383)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment acquired in Chatham, Massachusetts. Bouquets of red lilies tied with bows of red ribbon. Background pattern of repeating triple stripes roller-printed in pale blue liquid mica on white ground. The Robert Graves Co., pattern number 6876H.

Details

Maker
Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"6876H / THE ROBERT GRAVES CO." (printed)
"Chatham / Harriet Keene" (countermarked)
Location of origin
New York, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York state (United States)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.353
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284109

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
lily
flowers
bouquet
stripes
bow
ribbon
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 17 5/8 (inches)

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