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2001.281.519A-L (RS192857)

Description

Wallpaper fragments from the main bedchamber of the Captain John Kendrick House, Wareham, Massachusetts. Fragments removed during mid-1970s restoration. Pattern of floral bouquets framed by a floral vine, diamond or diaper pattern. Block-printed in black and white on yellow or ochre ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. Partial British tax stamp on verso. Reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings as "Captian John Kendrick House."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Inscriptions
"[English excise tax stamp] / PAPER / J" (stamped)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Captain John Kendrick House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
diaper patterns
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.519A-L
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287097
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.518.1A-I Relationship Other papers from the Captian John Kendrick House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.518.2A-F Relationship Other papers from the Captian John Kendrick House.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bouquets
floral vine
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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