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2001.281.403 (RS191092)

Description

Embossed wallpaper fragment from Harwich, Massachusetts. English or French paper with pattern of dragons and strapwork. Dragons and a devil head hold bead or floral garlands in their mouths. Brown ground paper is stenciled in green, black and four browns, roller-printed in gold and varnished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Doane / Harwich / Mass" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
stenciling
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
stenciling
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 x 16 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.403
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284572

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Dragons
Devil
strapwork
garlands
foliate
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 16 5/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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