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2001.281.529 (RS192607)

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Hancock, New Hampshire. Embossed, gilded floral sprigs are evenly spaced on a gray ground. Three different floral sprigs are represented, each sprig in its own row and the sprigs in each row alternating mirror images of each other.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Willis G. Johnson / Hancock, N.H." (handwritten)
"1,50" (May refer to price. )
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.529
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287455
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral sprigs
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Sprig
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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