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2001.281.368.1 (RS183398)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Cotuit, Massachusetts. Floral sprigs on pinstripes. Paper is in poor condition. Pattern probably block-printed in green, blue and coral, over white pinstripes on ungrounded, blue paper. First layer of two. This fragment still attached to upper layer fragment (see 2001.281.368.1A).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.368.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284160
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.368.2A-E

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Sprigs
pinstripes
Period/Style
Sprig
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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