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2001.281.560 (RS192612)

Description

Fragment of stylized scroll and flower wallpaper from New Boston, Massachusetts. Stylized scrolling stems sprout clover leaves and flowers with orange centers. Roller-printed in black, orange, two tans and metallic gold on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Inscriptions
"New Boston N. H. / 1860's / Fairly nice pattern" (handwritten)
"7" [circled] (handwritten)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.560
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288248

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
clover
trefoil
foliate scroll
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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