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2001.281.480 (RS192735)

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Rockland, Massachusetts. Figures, embossed and gilded with gold leaf, depict a foliate sprig encircled by a small wreath with berries. Dusty rose colored ground, roller-printed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Mrs. H. S. Ferguson / 327 Salem St. / Rockland, Mass" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly Germany
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.480
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286508

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
wreath
berries
foliate
sprig
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 13 3/4, print width 19 5/8 (inches)

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