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2001.281.418 (RS191614)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Luce House in Marion, Massachusetts. Diamond shaped coffer pattern with blue centers and bead molding. Diamonds are given a three dimensional appearance with the use of light and shadow. Roller-printed in tan, brown, blue and gray on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Luce House / From First Cong. Church / Parishioners / Marion Mass - / (Mrs. Lawrence Somers / South St. / Marion Mass" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
coffers (ceiling components)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.418
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284690
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.445 Relationship Same pattern and colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
molding
shadow
three dimensional
beads
Period/Style
Masonry
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 5/8 (inches)

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