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2001.281.570 (RS192598)

Description

Fragment of unused Gothic Revival wallpaper from Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Elaborate ashlar pattern employing shadow to create three-dimensional scrolls, beads, and block elements. Block-printed in green, black, gray and white on a light gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"Wolfeboro, N. H. / Miss Robbins" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.570
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288326

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Masonry blocks
beads
scrolls
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Ashlar
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/8, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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