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2001.281.416 (RS191090)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Marblehead, Massachusetts. Diamond diaper pattern with stylized floral figure. Roller-printed in cream, tan and two browns on polished tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Marblehead / Nellie Stearns Messer [?] house" (Handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.416
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284675

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamond
diaper
flower
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 1/4, print width 18 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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