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2001.281.384 (RS191637)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from the Standish House in Dighton, Massachusetts. Repeating geometric stripes with stylized star or flower pattern are separated by eight pin dot stripes. Roller-printed in metallic gold on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"Original Parlor Paper / used in house built by Thomas D. Standish in 1849 - / next to Berkley [?] Bridge / now 14-16-18 Center St. Dighton, Mass. / Granfather of / Mrs. Mary Standish Miller / Segreganset, Mass." (written by Mrs. Mary Standish Miller)
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.384
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284388

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
geometric
flower
star
pin dots
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 1 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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