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2001.281.401.6A-C (RS191649)

Description

Diaper and sprig pattern wallpaper fragments from Hanson, Massachusetts. Probable fifth paper of approximately six from the same location. Roller-printed in violet, white, two greens and two browns on ungrounded paper. Applied over wallpaper 2001.281.401.3A-C, border 2001.281.401.4 and decorative floral element 2001.281.401.5AB.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Francis Hunt / 324 Winter St. Hanson" (written on scrap of newsprint)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.401.6A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284533
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.3A-C
Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.401.4
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.5AB
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.401.7A-D

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
losenge
sprig
diaper
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 1/2 (inches)

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