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2001.281.558 (RS192593)

Description

Fragment of scenic figured wallpaper from Naushua, New Hampshire. Repeating pastoral scene of farm animals and peasants. A boy in blue jacket, cow, goat, and sheep are central figures. Structures in background. Scene framed by foliage. Roller-printed in grays, greens, browns, blues, salmon, yellow, orange, black, white on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"From Mrs. Mason - Nashua, N. H." (handwritten)
"Antique Wallpaper/ Margaret Mason / Nashua, N. H. / [list of color]" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Nashua (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Mason, Margaret, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 1/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.558
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287976
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1917.141 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1185

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Pastoral
Peasants
Livestock
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 1/2, print width 18 (inches)

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