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2001.281.521 (RS191213)

Description

Fragment of striped wallpaper from Wareham, Massachusetts. Striped "common" wallpaper typical of mid-nineteenth century with delicate, geometric elements and small stylized flowers roller-printed in blue and white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Captain John Kendrick House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.521
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287139

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stripes
dots
stylized flowers
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 13 1/4 (inches)

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