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2001.281.423AB (RS191665)

Description

Two fragments of unused Gothic Revival style striped wallpaper from Middleton, Massachusetts. Large central figure with multiple gothic arches, trellises, trefoils, quatrefoils and ivy vine swag flanked on either side by wide stripes with similar motifs. Additional pindot with pinstripe and pindot stripes. Roller-printed in green and gray on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Alma's cousin" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Gothic Revival
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.423AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284698

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
arches
trellis
trifoil
quatrefoil
pindot
pinstripe
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/8 (inches)

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