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2001.281.404.2 (RS191065)

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from Hatchville, Massachusetts. Border attached to diaper pattern wallpaper fragment (2001.281.404.1). A thick textured or braided green cord and smooth, narrow orange cord twist around each other over a black background with orange edges. Roller-printed in three greens, orange and black on red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
18601870
Inscriptions
"August 1977 / From old 1740 house in / Hatchville, Mass - given me by / Hayden of Cotuit / Brown paper with green design and border is interesting / First layer not as / early as 1740, I'm sure / Top layers are late papers" (handwritten)
"From house built in Hatchville Mass (Cape Cod) in 1740" (Written on wallpaper folder. Cut from folder before rest of folder discarded. (by MM?))
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.404.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284576
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.404.1 Relationship Associated walllpaper. Still attached.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Rope
Cord
twist
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 3 (inches)

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