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2001.281.557 (RS194577)

Description

Medallion and vine stripe wallpaper from Nashua, New Hampshire. Block-printed in blue on pale pink ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
Inscriptions
"No 1" ("No 1" may refer to first layer of wallpaper from this location. "18th century" is a note in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)
"18th century" (handwritten)
"#11 - From Nashua, N. H." (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.557
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287975

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Vine
Medallion
Rosette
Period/Style
Medallion
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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