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2001.281.563 (RS194573)

Description

Striped wallpaper fragment from Orford, New Hampshire. Foliate sprigs and snowflake-like medallions alternate on strapwork stripes. Roller-printed in maroon, green, and gray on light gray or white polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Inscriptions
"Elm House Orford N. H." (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 1/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.563
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288256

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Leaves
Medallions
Strapwork
Stripes
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Foliate
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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