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2001.281.465 (RS191594)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from the North Reading Library, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style allover foliate pattern with stylized fruit and flowers. Persian stylistic influences. Roller-printed in light olive, maroon and metallic gold on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"No Reading / Library" (handwritten)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.465
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285992

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
flowers
fruit
dots
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2 (inches)

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