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2001.281.397 (RS191646)

Description

Fragment of Gothic style wallpaper from Grafton, Massachusetts. Gothic architectural elements frame pattern of repeating blue lozenges. Roller-printed in blue, tan and brown on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Grafton / Mr. Forbush Anderson" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Grafton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Anderson, Forbush, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.397
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284484

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
architectural
windows
lozenges
flowers
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2 (inches)

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