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2001.281.493 (RS191208)

Description

Floral wallpaper fragments from the Wing House in Sandwich, Massachusetts. All-over floral pattern in the Aesthetic style. Stylized flowers and leafy branches. Liquid mica pin dots highlight the pattern figures. Roller-printed in cream on light cream ground. "Keystone" printed in selvedge. Fragments affixed to paperboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"# 43 / Wing House - / Sandwich" (Written directly on the back of paperboard and again on jelly jar label affixed to back of paperboard)
Location of origin
North America
Associated Building
Original To John Wing House (Sandwich, MA).
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.493
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286703
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.490 Relationship From Wing House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.491AB Relationship From Wing House.
Title Wallpaper attached to wallboard Accession number 2001.281.1200AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Leaves
Stems
pin dots
Period/Style
Floral
Aesthetic
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/16 (inches)

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