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"Kate Greenaway" Wallpaper

2001.281.380 (RS191635)

Description

Unused fragment of sanitary nursery wallpaper. Paper depicts designs after British illustrator Kate Greenaway. Vignettes depicting little girls and mothers are labeled for months of the year and framed by green willow branches. Engraved roller-print with pastel colors on a tan ground.

Details

Maker
Possibly David Walker (Manufacturer)
After Greenway, Kate (Illustrator)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"From / Grafton Mass / Mr. Forbush Anderson" (handwritten)
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Grafton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Anderson, Forbush, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
35 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.380
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284361
Reference Notes
See mention of Kate Greenaway papers as part of Nusery Papers.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Engraved
Decor Motif
girls
mothers
willow
calendar months
Period/Style
Nursery
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 (inches)

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