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2001.281.463 (RS191596)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. Sprig and vine pattern copied from a high quality French paper (see related objects). Block-printed in gray and green on white ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1845
Inscriptions
"No Reading / library" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.463
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285974
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.37 Relationship Original French paper American version is copied from.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.245 Relationship Original French paper American version is copied from.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
vine
flowers
sprig
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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