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2001.281.536AB (RS192599)

Description

Two unused wallpaper fragments with diaper pattern from Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Intersecting gold diagonal lines form a diamond pattern. The diamonds each frame a gold cross. There is a small black diamond with a quatrefoil figure at each intersection of the gold diagonal lines in the pattern. Paper is roller-printed in metallic gold and black on beige ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Jaffrey --- Torrey ? / Diapered -- Gold and black" (handwritten)
"Gold & Black / on white" (handwritten)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
36 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.536AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287565

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Diamonds
Quatrefoil
Cross
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 1/16, print width 10 3/8 (inches)

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