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2001.281.515.1AB (RS192709)

Description

Two fragments of Rococo Revival wallpaper from Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Floral sprigs in a framework of asymmetrical foliate scrollwork. Block-printed in gray, green and either red or yellow on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Inscriptions
"From Eldred Homestead built circa 1790 / From Mrs. Johnson / Quissett Rd. / Woods Hole, Mass" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
39 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.515.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286957

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sprigs
strapwork
scrolls
Period/Style
Rococo Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 3/4 (inches)

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