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2001.281.432A-C (RS191611)

Description

Three wallpaper fragments with Reniassance Revival style stripe and banch pattern from Middleton, Massachusetts. Stripe figures with fretwork, scrolls and lozenge-shaped medallions containing floral sprigs. Stripes alternate with leafy climbing branches. Block-printed in pale blue, tan, green and brown on a cream ground. Paper has visible blue fibers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Woodward / Flint Farm / Middleton Mass / Alma's cousin" (handwritten)
"640" (stamped)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Renaissance Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 x 12 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.432A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285350

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Fretwork
scrolls
sprigs
medallions
lozenge
stripes
branches
leaves
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
unused
Pattern No.
640
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 12 (inches)

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