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2001.281.540 (RS192602)

Description

Unused fragment of striped wallpaper from the Governor Bradford house, Kingston, New Hampshire. Pattern of wide stripes, features a horseshoe-shaped spray of flowers on a background of small quatrefoil figures, alternating with narrow stripes with hash mark and dot pattern. Roller-printed in cream, five browns and green on a tan ground. Marked "820" in the right-hand selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"820" (Pattern number)
"15" [Circled] (handwritten)
"Gov. Bradford home / Kingston N H" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Governor Bradford House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.540
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287591

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral Spray
Stripes
Quatrefoil
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
unused
Pattern No.
820
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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