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2001.281.431 (RS191607)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Green and black stripe elements and floral sprigs on a honeycomb background. Block-printed in green and black on white polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Woodward / Middleton / Alma's cousin" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 x 16 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.431
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285323

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
honeycomb
stripe
sprig
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Stripe
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/8, print width 15 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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