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2001.281.468.2A-E (RS191598)

Description

Five wallpaper border fragments from Norwell, Massachusetts. Ribbon and Bow border. Block-printed in white, red, brown, two greens, peach and gray on blue ground. Border for sidewall 2001.281.468.1A-E

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"Original wall / paper found under / door frame in / Md. Clark's living Rm." (Small collection of wallpaper from the Clark house had been mounted on cardboard and held in place with milar held by scotch tape. Notes penciled in beside wallpaper fragments.)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 7/16 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.468.2A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286063
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.468.1A-E Relationship Sidewallpaper
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Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.412 Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bow
ribbon
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border

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