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2001.281.413AB (RS191072)

Description

Two wallpaper fragments from the Captain Trask House in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. Quatrefoil and rosette pattern block-printed in dark olive and green on light blue ground. Evidence of earlier and later layers of paper present.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"Given me / by / Binnie Wilson / 1810" (handwritten)
"G5" (handwritten)
"Capt Trask / Manchester-by-the-Sea / Mass" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Captain Trask House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Trask, Richard
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.413AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284670
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rosette
quatrefoil
flower
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 1/2 (inches)

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