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Wallpaper Frieze

2001.281.409.3 (RS191642)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper frieze from Hollinston, Massachusetts. Immitation chintz or needlework pattern. Roller-printed in black, red, blue, yellow, green and tan on cream ground. Appears to be a frieze, based on the horizontal orientation of the pattern and horizontal border along the lower edge. The frieze appears to be associated with second layer of wallpaper (2001.281.409.2).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"Hollister / Charlie Brown - " (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
friezes (ornamental areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.409.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284615
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.409.4
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.409.1
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.409.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
abstract
flowers
chintz
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize

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