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2001.281.391 (RS191089)

Description

Wallpaper fragments affixed to paperboard from the Old Freeman House in Eastham, Massachusetts. Large, stylized daisies crowd together to form abstract Aesthetic style pattern. Paper is embossed with a woven, or fabric-like, pattern and roller-printed in blue-gray, white and metalic gold on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"From old Freeman house - Eastham - Cape Cod - / Still in existence on wall of bed room" (handwritten)
"Late" (handwritten)
"#15 / from old Freeman house / Eastham - Cape Cod. / Still in use in bedroom." (Written on old jelly jar label.)
Associated Building
Original To , Bedroom.
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 1/8 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.391
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284463

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
daisies
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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