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2001.281.496.2A-C (RS192727)

Description

Foliate pattern wallpaper removed from the 1850 addition to the Nye House in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Second layer of three layer sample. Fragment A remains affixed between earlier and later layers. Roller-printed pink, yellow, cream, tan, brown, green and metallic gold on an off-white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"From Nye Home / Sandwich Mass - / These papers were found in part of house / which was addition (circa 1850) --- Papers are later - / The Nye house was built with / first 2 over 2 rooms probably - / circa 1687" (handwritten)
"Second paper on / addition (1850) to old house / Nye home / Sandwich" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.496.2A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286717
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.496.1A-F
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.496.3

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
leaves
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
wall fragment.
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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