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2001.281.571 (RS194589)

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper from Cranston, Rhode Island. Sprigs of three flowers tied with string alternate with a stripe consisting of a vertical line broken by evenly spaced dots and flowers. Roller-printed in black and gold on gray ground.The pattern imitates a more expensive embossed, gilt-figured wallpaper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Cranston R. I. / 10 [circled]" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.571
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288327

Wallpaper Details

Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 7 3/4, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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