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2001.281.394A-D (RS191638)

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Essex, Massachusetts. Abstract pattern of blue radiating bursts and cream colored concentric circles on a dappled cinnamon background. Roller-printed in three blues, yellow, maroon, brown, tan and cream on a cinnamon ground. The pigment is powdry and has rubbed off in large areas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Jo Steele" / "M. Steele" / "Essex Mass/ Jo Steele" / "1750 House / Essex Mass / M. Steele" ("Jo Steele" written numberous times (once in red pen), )
"Jo Steele / Essex Mass" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.394A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284481

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
bursts
raidiating
circles
dappled
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Theme
abstract
Paper Type
Machine Made

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