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2001.281.434 (RS191616)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Floral stripe pattern. Naturalistic rose sprigs and sprays with background vines and leaves in shadowy grays and greens. Pale yellow and gray stripes with visible verticle brush strokes applied over polished white ground. Block-printed in gray, red, blue-green, purple, three greens and four pinks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Woodward" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.434
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285384

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
roses
stripes
sprig
spray
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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