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2001.281.451 (RS191656)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Landscape scene pattern typical of the mulit-colored, pictorial wallpapers produced in England during the third quarter of the nineteenth century. Three alternating scenes of chickens, ring-necked pheasants and grouse framed by leafy tree trunks and branches. Half drop repeat. Roller-printed in black, white, gray, yellow, two oranges, two blues, three browns and eleven greens on tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.451
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285799

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
chickens
roosters
ring-neck pheasants
grouse
trees
leaves
pastoral
landscape
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 3/4, print width 20 3/4 (inches)

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