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2001.281.464 (RS191597)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. Ashlar pattern of three-dimensional blocks with central floral element. Blocks are separated by vertical foliate vine. Block-printed in green and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
Inscriptions
"No Reading / Library" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 1/2 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.464
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285975
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1973.103 Relationship Similar pattern. Ashlar blocks have same central floral figure.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
blocks
flower
vine
three-dimensional
Period/Style
Ashlar
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 5 1/8, repeat width 5 1/8 (inches)

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