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2001.281.415A-J (RS191644)

Description

Wallpaper fragments with Masonic symbol from Manchester, Massachusetts. Masonic Square and Compasses symbol with G in center framed by Gothic Revival style architectural elements. Roller-printed in three grays, two blues, white and metallic gold on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Masonic paper. / Manchester, Mass" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New York City, New York, United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York state (United States)
United States
Descriptive terms
freemasons (construction workers)
Gothic Revival
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.415A-J
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284672

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Square and Compasses
architecture
arches
alcoves
shadow
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2 (inches)

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