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2001.281.449.2 (RS191680)

Description

Floral stripe wallpaper fragment from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Stripe of large flowers of differing varieties overflow from a small basket is separated by narrower stripes of alternating yellow and red flowers over a ribbon of stripes and dots. Roller-printed in two reds, two greens, pale blue, yellow, ochre and black on a mustard ground. Uppermost layer of two unseparated layers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Inscriptions
"Pleasant St / Newburyport / Mass" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.449.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285750

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
basket
stripes
dots
scroll
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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