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2001.281.450.1 (RS191599)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper from North Andover, Massachusetts. Simple pattern of repeating leaf with sprig figure. Block-printed in blue and green on light blue ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. Attached geometric block or step border (see 2001.281.450.2).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"Caroline Rogers / 1st Layer" (handwritten)
"No Andover - Very early - Caroline Rogers" (On original folder (discarded))
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.450.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285779
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.450.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
sprigs
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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