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2001.281.505AB (RS191207)

Description

Three fragments of flocked rose wallpaper from Webster, Massachusetts. Large roses block-printed in four reds and four to five greens over black flocked ground. The design is visibly raised above the ground surface. Fragments are affixed to piece of paperboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"Very early flock paper - / Webster, Mass" (handwritten)
"Early Flock / Webster Mass"
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/8 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.505AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286817

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Flocked

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