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2001.281.522AB (RS192730)

Description

Two fragments of striped wallpaper from Wareham, Massachusetts. Stripes of overlapping lozenge or leaf-shaped figures alternate with a field of small, stylized sprig figures. Block-printed in blue and white on light blue ground. Handmade paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Associated Building
Original To Captain John Kendrick House.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
75 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.522AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287147

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
lozenge
sprig
leaves
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 5/16, print width 15 (inches)

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