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2001.281.582 (RS194594)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with diaper and sprig pattern from Northern Maine. Diaper pattern formed by scrolling lines and stylized leaves. The diamonds of the pattern frame rose sprigs. Roller-printed in blue, green, red, and pink on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"From Mrs. Margaret Mills / From old house in norther / Maine" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.582
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288376

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Diaper pattern
Diamond
Sprig
Scroll
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Sprig
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 3/8 (inches)

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