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2001.281.476 (RS192714)

Description

Fragment of floral stripe wallpaper from the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. Floral stripes with roses and morning glories growing from the same vertical vine. The floral vines are evenly spaced over narrow white and liquid mica stripes. Roller-printed in liquid mica, black, white, purple, blue, two pinks, two reds, two greens, tan and olive on ungrounded paper. Paper selvedge is printed with English registry numbers for the fabric pattern (Rd. No.57962 registered in 1886) and the wallpaper (Rd. No. 600552 registered in 1912).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1912
Per English Registry Number
Inscriptions
"RD NO FOR FABRICS - 57962 / RD NO - 600552" (English Registry Numbers indicate Fabric in this pattern registred in 1886 and wallpaper in 1912.)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Associated With Old House, Quincy, MA (Adams National Historic Park), Bedroom.
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.476
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286444
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Reproduction Accession number 2001.281.477

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Morning Glories
Vines
Stripes
Pin Stripes
Pin Dots
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 14 1/4, print width 20 3/4 (inches)

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