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2001.281.417A-C (RS191606)

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Marion, Massachusetts. Large scale floral pattern block-printed in blue with purple stenciling on pink and blue Irisé ground. Partial sheets of handmade paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1840
Inscriptions
"From the Historical Society House / Marion, Mass" (Handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
stenciling
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.417A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284676

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
leaves
vines
berries
tendrils
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Design Technique
Stenciled

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