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2001.281.444.2 (RS191660)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Nantucket, Massachusetts. A variety of stylized flowers grow from the same woody trailing branches. Small exotic birds perch and fly among the branches. Roller-printed in two grays, brown, two blues and black on a white ground with gray dots. Affixed back-to-back to medallion and stripe paper 2001.281.444.1.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1915
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 7/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.444.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285514

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
branches
birds
dots
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2 (inches)

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