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2001.281.530AB (RS192618)

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Hancock, New Hampshire. Embossed, gilded floral sprigs figures with small bell-shaped flowers are evenly spaced on a beige ground. The fragment is torn in two.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Willis G. Johnson / Hancock, N. H." (handwritten)
"RWJ"
"1/2 roll or / more of this" (handwritten)
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
19 3/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.530AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287456
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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: repeat height 15, print width 19 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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