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2001.281.448.1 (RS191682)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Diamond and sprig pattern. Block-printed in white and green on yellow ground. Earliest layer of wallpaper from a sample of three unseparated layers. Pattern only partially visible.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"Pleasant St / Newburyport Mass" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.448.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285720

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diamond
sprig
dots
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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