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2001.281.426 (RS191670)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with floral trail pattern from Middleton, Massachusetts. Two naturalistic branches with thorns and small pink and white flowers, possibly multi-flora roses, grow parallel to each other. Pindots surround the white flowers. Block-printed in black, brown, two greens, pink, red, yellow, white and blue on light green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"Alma's cousin" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.426
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284709

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Multi-Flora Roses
thorns
vine
pindots
flowers
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 1/4, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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