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2001.281.366.2 (RS183385)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Cotuit, Massachusetts. Probably foliate scrolling pattern. Paper in poor condition, pattern difficult to discern. Block-printed in mint green and possibly white or gray. White ground or ungrounded. Handmade sheets of wove paper. Layer two of three.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Associated Building
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.366.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284157
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
scrolls
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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