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2001.281.407 (RS191101)

Description

Small sample of Nylon wallpaper from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Flocked patten of stylized flowers and curling feathers in light cream on cream ground. Paper is reflective and embossed with small dot pattern.

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 also Nylon $16.00" (Not written in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting. Felt tip pen.)
Material
embossed wall coverings
flocking
nylon
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
flocking
nylon
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.407
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284583
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Title Grass Cloth Accession number 2001.281.405 Relationship Same source.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.406 Relationship Same source, similar paper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
flowers
feathers
dot texture
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Flocked

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