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2001.281.573 (RS195039)

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper with all-over foliate pattern from Little Compton, Rhode Island. Delicate branches with leaves and buds curl and scroll to form all-over foliate pattern. Roller-printed in metallic gold on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Inscriptions
"Little Compton / R. I." (handwritten)
"G20" [Circled] (Written twice. Waterhouse identification number?)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
36 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.573
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288331

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Scroll
Foliate
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 13 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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