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2001.281.401.4 (RS191629)

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from Hanson, Massachusetts. Border for third layer of wallpaper (2001.281.401.3A-C) and the fourth paper of approximately six. Trellis pattern in salmon roller-printed over a rainbow ground. Back of paper also covered with rainbow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Francis Hunt / 324 Winter St. Hanson"
(written on a scrap of newsprint)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
rainbow papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.401.4
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284531
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.3A-C Relationship Sidewall paper associated with this border.
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.5AB
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.6A-C
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.7A-D

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
rainbow
irise
trellis
Design Technique
Irise
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 5/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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