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2001.281.438 (RS191659)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Stylized Neo-cassical style stripe pattern. Primary stripe features an ogee pattern formed by stylized Neo-classical figures, including anthemion and lotus buds, on horizontal banding. Primary stripe is flanked by narrow stripes with Greek key pattern, wide plain stripes and another pair of narrow Greek key stripes. Narrow alternating stripe has horizontal banding pattern. Roller-pinted in yellow, gray, two browns, red, green and blue on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Goldsmith / Middleton" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.438
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285472
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stripe
Anthemion
Lotus Buds
Greek Key
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 5/16, print width 18 1/8 (inches)

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