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2001.281.393 (RS191095)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from East Pepperell, Massachusetts. Medallion pattern block-printed in white on ungrounded, blue rag pulp paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Inscriptions
"East Pepperel, Mass." (handwritten)
"G14 / B11 [circled]" (G14 written in ballpoint pen, crossed out in pencil. B11 written and circled in pencil.)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
rag paper
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
rag paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.393
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284469

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Ingrain
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flower
Medallion
spirals
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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