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2001.281.392 (RS191073)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Edgartown, Massachusetts. Pattern of rose sprigs intwined by climbing vine. Paper is embossed with a basket weave pattern and printed in white, brown, metallic gold and dark gray on light gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"Late / Gabley [or Sibley?] / Edgartown" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.392
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284468

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
vine
leaves
roses
buds
berries
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 13 3/8, print width 18 3/4 (inches)

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