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2001.281.406 (RS191074)

Description

Small sample of Nylon wallpaper from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Screen-printed with fern branches in bronze and flocked fern and leafy branches in cream. Reflective (resembles liquid mica), light cream ground. "Hand Print by Fine" [text cut off] in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1957
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.)
"This is nylon / $16.00 a roll" (Not Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)
Material
flocking
nylon
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
flocking
nylon
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.406
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284581
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.407 Relationship Same source, similar paper.
Title Grass Cloth Accession number 2001.281.405 Relationship Same source.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
fern branches
Leafy branches
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Flocked

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