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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.450.2 (RS191599)

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Geometric block or step pattern with chain element. Block-printed in black, blue and brown on ungrounded paper. Attached to sidewall paper with leave pattern (see 2001.281.450.1).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.450.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285784
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.450.1 Relationship attached sidewall paper

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
three dimensional
block
step
chain
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 (inches)

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