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2001.281.504 (RS192721)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper from Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Roller-printed, large-scale floral and scroll pattern reminiscent of Neo-classical designs. Marked "Design Patented October 24, 1893." Stamped on verso with M.M. Birge & Sons trademark logo and pattern number 2218 AF.

Details

Maker
Birge (Manufacturer)
Date
1893
patent date
Inscriptions
"Design Patented October 24, 1893" (printed)
"Mrs. Wheelcok / Uxbridge Mass" (handwritten)
"[text missing] DESIGN / 2218 AF / TRADE MARK M. M. BIRGE & SONS [Logo stamp, text appears inside image of wax seal with ribbon, buffalo in center] (Stamped logo)
Location of origin
Buffalo, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York state (United States)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
32 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.504
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286807

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Leaves
Branches
Vines
scrolls
beads
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 3/4, print width 20 (inches)

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