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2001.281.410.2AB (RS186077)

Description

Two fragments of flocked wallpaper border from the Waters Memorial Hall in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Fragment (B) affixed to paperboard. Gray quatrefoil flowers alternate with a small gray flower and acorns figure on a background of brown flocked overprinted with green stylized fern figures. Bead and reel borders on upper and lower edges. Block-printed in white and three grays on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.410.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284637
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.410.1A-C

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
quatrefoil
flower
acorn
bead and reel
molding
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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