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2001.281.373A-F (RS183417)

Description

Unused landscape scene wallpaper fragments from Dracut, Massachusetts. Two brightly colored vignettes of dancers and grape harvesters framed by grape vines. Mediterranean landscape. Roller-printed in at least eighteen colors on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
Heywood, Higgenbottom & Smith (Manufacturer)
Date
1850-1875
Inscriptions
"Miss Cutter's house / in Dracut" (handwritten)
"House in Dracut" (handwritten)
"G69" (Waterhouse inventory or refence number?)
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Dracut (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.373A-F
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284181
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.492A-G Relationship Same pattern and colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
grapes
grape vine
dancers
figures
landscape
Mediterranean
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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