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Grass Cloth

2001.281.405 (RS191070)

Description

Small sample of grass cloth wall covering from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Printed with floral pattern in gray-green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
"Nylon papers from / lady in Haverhill" (Written on envelop addressed to Dorothy Waterhouse. Cancelled postage stamp dated Jan 11 / 3:30 PM / 1958 / Haverhill / Mass.)
"Japanese grass cloth" (Not in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
Material
grass (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
grass (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.405
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284579
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.407 Relationship Same source
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Grass Cloth
Decor Motif
floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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