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2001.281.365 (RS191064)

Description

Fragment of more than five layers of nineteenth and early twentieth century wallpapers from Cotuit, Massachusetts. Uppermost paper is a small floral figure paper roller-printed in two grays on brown ground with a floral border. The border is printed in gray, pale blue, cream, pale pink, and brown overlaid with thin silver pinstripes to immitate textile.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"Floss" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 3/4 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.365
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284154

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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