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2001.281.437 (RS191595)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Vertical stripes of stylized flowers with wispy, curling stems alternate with geometrical stripes with trailing vine and floral medallion figures over horizontal banding. Roller-printed in pale yellow, orange, blue, gray, black and two browns on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Goldsmith / Middleton" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 7/8 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.437
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285470
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
stems
leaves
vine
medallion
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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