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2001.281.356AB (RS183399)

Description

Fragment of "Peacock Paper" reproduction, torn in two, from The Wayside in Concord, Massachusetts. Vignettes of colorful birds, including peacocks. Roller-printed in two blues, two greens, two pinks, red, gray, brown, tan, two mauves, white and black on a light lavender ground with small diamond pattern in gray.\n

Details

Maker
Sanderson (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1908
Inscriptions
" 'Second Edition' of old paper from original roller. Placed in The Wayside / probably between 1900 and 1908. This differs from the 'First Edition' / because this background turns pinkish-lavendar with exposure / to sunlight. Has softer colors - especially greens - than 1956 / paper - also slightly different pattern in background. / The wooden roller for this paper was destroyed in 1941 Blitz (Engl)" (handwritten)
"Sanderson / 2714 / #564680 ?" (handwritten)
"Old - II Edition / Back ground more(?) pinkish" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To The Wayside.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 1/4 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.356AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284112
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Peacocks
flowers
diamond
tree
pheasant
birds
Form
unused
Pattern Name
Peacock Paper
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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