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2001.281.452 (RS191604)

Description

Unused embossed wallpaper fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern of foliate scrolls over hashmark background. Probably block-printed in brown with black and metallic gold highlights on dark red ground. Varnished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1895
Inscriptions
"Mrs Horatio Rogers / 580 Osgood St. / No. Andover Mass" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
varnish
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
varnish
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.452
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285817
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
foliate scrolls
flowers
hashmarks
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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