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2001.281.518.2A-F (RS192715)

Description

Wallpaper fragments from the Captain John Kendrick House, Wareham, Massachusetts. Second layer of paper from north room on second floor, removed during mid-1970s restoration. All-over floral pattern block-printed in yellow and blue-gray on blue ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Inscriptions
"TOP / SECOND FLOOR / NORTH ROOM #15" (Top refers to orientation of pattern.)
"TOP / For [?] of Design / that bled on to back / of blue paper / from below" (Imprint of the first layer of paper is visible on the back of the second layer.)
Associated Building
Original To Captain John Kendrick House, 2nd Floor Room.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 x 9 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.518.2A-F
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287092
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.518.1A-I Relationship Related layer of wallpaper from the same room of the Captain John Kendrick House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.519A-L

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2 (inches)

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