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2001.281.520.1AB (RS191202)

Description

Striped wallpaper fragments from Wareham, Massachusetts. Pattern with six different stripes of small, stylized flower and vine figures. Block-printed in white, orange, and red on ochre ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. First layer of three probably removed from the Captain John Kendrick House during restoration in the mid-1970s. Fragment B still affixed to upper layers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Captain John Kendrick House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.520.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287101
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
stylized vines
stripes
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 3/8, repeat width 9 1/4 (inches)

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