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2001.281.492A-G (RS191210)

Description

Unused landscape scene wallpaper fragments from Dracut, Massachusetts. Two brightly colored vignettes of dancers and grape harvesters framed by grape vines. Roller-printed in eighteen colors on ungrounded paper. \n

Details

Maker
Heywood, Higgenbottom & Smith (Manufacturer)
Date
1850-1875
Inscriptions
"From / home of / Mrs. Cullity / Sandwich, Mass" (handwritten)
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 7/8 x 20 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.492A-G
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286702
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.373A-F Relationship Same pattern and colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
dancer
grapes
vines
Mediterranean
landscape
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
wall fragments
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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