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2001.281.448.2 (RS191668)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Second layer of three un-separated layers of wallpaper. Very little of the paper is visible. Probably a floral pattern with white dots. Probably block-printed in green, red and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Inscriptions
"Pleasant Street / 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
26 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.448.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285745

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
dots
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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