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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.420AB (RS191645)

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border still attached to sidewall paper from Medford, Massachusetts. Floral Arts and Crafts style ceiling border cut out around the pattern's lower edge. Roller-printed in green, white, and red with silver and gold sparkles on blue ground applied to oatmeal paper. Sidewall paper has no pattern, also blue ground on oatmeal paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"From Mrs. David J. Sargent / 164 Ashcroft Rd. / Medford / Mass 02153" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Germany
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts (movement)
borders (ornament areas)
ceiling papers
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
7 5/8 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.420AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284692

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Oatmeal
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
leaves
sparkles
shading
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 3/4 (inches)

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