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Wallpaper border

2001.281.566.1 (RS192603)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with landscape scene from Wilmont Flat, New Hampshire. Wide border is printed with the repeating image of Mount Vernon in a pastoral landscape. Roller-printed in white, ochre, two browns, four greens, black and two grays on pink ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1885
Inscriptions
"Wilmont Flat, N. H. / from / house on top of mountain / Mrs. Martha Hoffman / Watertown" (Handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.566.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288261
Related Items
Title Wallpaper border Accession number 2001.281.566.2 Relationship Very similar border from same location. Both borders are of landscapes with the same colors and widths. Only the landscape subjects differ.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Mount Vernon
Pastoral
Landscape
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 21 3/4 (inches)

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