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2001.281.579 (RS194587)

Description

This paper is decorated with a simple, repeating pattern of foliate wreaths framing a quatrefoil flower. The wreaths are encircled by decorative lines embellished with dots and curls. The lines form squares framing quatrefoils. Roller-printed in green and red on white or pale yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Inscriptions
"Dear Dorothy - / This came / from a 1791 Farm House / in Bethel VT - under / layers of other papers. / I thought you might / be interested -- / Mag. Foote" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.579
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288337

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Quatrefoil
dots
foliate
wreaths
Medallions
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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