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2001.281.583A-C (RS194586)

Description

Three fragments of floral wallpaper from Maine. All-over floral pattern consisting of stylized flowers with curling and scrolling leaves and stems. Roller-printed in blue, white and gray on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Grace Stammers / from Maine" (handwritten)
"2 Rolls / 808" (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Stammers, Grace Lyman
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 9 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.583A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288378

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
foliate
scroll
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Pattern No.
808
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/8, print width 8 1/4 (inches)

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