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2001.281.399 (RS191069)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Groton, Massachusetts. Abstract serrated lines printed cross over each other to form an overall pattern giving the impression of leaves or dense foliage. Block-printed in white and black on gray ground. Heavy, textured paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Groton" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 1/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.399
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284486

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
serrated lines
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 11 3/4 (inches)

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