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2001.281.496.3 (RS192732)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper with liquid mica stripe removed from the 1850 addition to the Nye House in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Fragment is uppermost layer of three layers of wallpaper. Roller-printed in pale yellow, ochre, two grays, white, metallic gold and liquid mica on light gray ground. Paper affixed to the wall with selvedge printing visible. Pattern number 1216. Produced by Janeway & Carpender.

Details

Maker
Janeway & Carpender (Manufacturer)
Date
1890
January 1, 1890
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)
"JANEWAY & CARPENDER NEW BRUNSWICK. PHILA. & CHIC. / 9 1216 E" (printed)
Location of origin
North America
Material
metallic pigment
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.496.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286718
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.496.1A-F
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.496.2A-C

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
Leaves
stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 3/4, print width 18 (inches)

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