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2001.281.511A-C (RS192856)

Description

Three fragments of geometric wallpaper from South Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Repeating pattern of fleur-de-lis figures framed by tear-shaped cartouches over a background of small fleur-de-lis figures. Roller-printed in pale green, dark green, white, black and metallic silver on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"'Wellfleet' Original" ("Wellfleet" is the pattern name of the reproduction wallpaper based on this original.)
Associated Building
Original To Hinkley House (South Wellfleet, MA).
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
South Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
geometric patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.511A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286897
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Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.821

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
fleur de lis
cartouche
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/4, repeat width 6, print width 18 (inches)

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