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2001.281.436 (RS191672)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Auburn, New Hampshire. Moiré and floral stripe. Block-printed in gray, red and green on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
1856 newspaper found behind wallpaper
Inscriptions
"1856 newspaper / found on the back / of this" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
moiré
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 1/4 x 11 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.436
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285048

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Moiré
flowers
vine
stripe
Period/Style
Stripe
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/2 (inches)

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