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2001.281.503 (RS191215)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with stylized floral vine pattern from Townsend, Massachusetts. Stylized vines or branch with light-colored leaves undulate up the paper. Red flowers and berries highlighted with gold accents. Roller-printed in red, orange, black, olive, metallic gold and gray on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Townsend, Mass / Suggests Wm. Morris?" (handwritten)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.503
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286801

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Leaves
berries
branches
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 3/8 (inches)

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