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2001.281.387 (RS191110)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Clapp House in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Embossed, Gilt Figure pattern on cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Dorchester / Clapp House" (pencil overwritten with black crayon)
Associated Building
Original To Clapp House.
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.387
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284394

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flower
Bouquet
Vase
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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