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2001.281.527 (RS192595)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper from Cornish, New Hampshire. Diamond-figure half-drop pattern of stylized floral elements framed by foliate lattice. The design is overprinted with striated lines to imitate a woven surface. Roller-printed in black, ochre, maroon, olive, light green, brown and pink on pale yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"Ans. / From house in Cornish, N.H. (1782) / Sent me by Mrs. Herbert P. Reed - / 868 Grassy Hillside / Orange, Conn. 06477" ("Ans." (Answer?) is written in blue ball point pen, the rest in red.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
49 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.527
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287238

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
Persian
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2 (inches)

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