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2001.281.567 (RS192594)

Description

Fragment of unused rose medallion border from Wilmont Flat, New Hampshire. Wide border with alternating large and small oval medallions framing rose sprays. The medallions are adorned with elaborate scrolls and strapwork above and hanging strings of beads below. Roller-printed in dark red, pink, mauve, gold liquid mica, green and white on a pink irisé ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"Late Victorian / Wilmont Flat, N. H." (Handwritten)
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
medallions (ornament areas)
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.567
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288263

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Beads
Medallions
Scrolls
Strapwork
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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