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2001.281.444.1 (RS191661)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Nantucket, Massachusetts. Floral medallion and stripe pattern. Pink and green floral medallion figures over varied black stripes on green ground. Roller-printed in metallic gold and silver, light green, two pinks, red and black on green ground. Marked "3 / 1718 / D / Janeway & Carpenter. New Brunswick. Phila. & Chicago" in selvedge. Backside of fragment is affixed to the backside of a blue floral wallaper paper with birds (see 2001.281.444.2).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"3 / 1718 / D / JANEWAY & CARPENTER. NEW BRUNSWICK. PHILA. & CHICAGO" (printed)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.444.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285510

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flower sprigs
scrolls
medallion
stripes
Period/Style
Medallion
Floral
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2 (inches)

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