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2001.281.537AB (RS192608)

Description

Two unused fragments of gilt-figured and striped wallpaper from Keene, New Hampshire. Stripes of alternating gilt-figures, one a single daisy sprig and the other a rose sprig and jewel, are separated by a swirling vine and flower stripe roller-printed in gray on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Sidney Holbrook / 67 Forest St. / Keene, N. H." (handwritten)
Material
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
gilding
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
47 3/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.537AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287568

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral Sprig
Jewel
Stripes
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Stripe
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 30 1/2, print width 18 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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