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2001.281.425 (RS191669)

Description

Unused fragment of floral wallpaper from Middleton, Massachusetts. Overall floral pattern in which two different groupings, each with three flowers, alternate in vertical rows. Wispy floral stems surrounded by pindots radiate from the groups of flowers. Roller-printed in two greens and black on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"Alma's / Cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Flint Farm / Middleton" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.425
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284700

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
stems
pindots
leaves
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 7/8, print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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