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2001.281.531 (RS194572)

Description

Unused fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper from Hancock, New Hampshire. Embossed, gilded foliate and berry figures with delicate trailing vines on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Willis Johnson / Hancock, N. H." (handwritten)
"150" (May refer to price.)
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.531
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287457
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Foliate
Berries
Trailing vine
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Foliate
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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