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2001.281.445 (RS191602)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the Trefrey House in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Diamond shaped coffer pattern with blue centers and bead molding. Diamonds are given a three-dimensional appearance with the use of light and shadow. Roller-printed in tan, brown, blue and off-white on gray ground.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"From 3rd floor room / Trefrey house built 1774 / 33 Federal St / Newbury port Mass / (Newburyport)" (written in red ink then overwritten in blue)
Associated Building
3rd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
coffers (ceiling components)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.445
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285535
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
beads
coffer
molding
three dimensional
Period/Style
Masonry
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 5/8 (inches)

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