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2001.281.584 (RS194583)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper affixed to paperboard. Dense floral pattern of blueberries and several varieties of stylized flowers on a background of solid colored twigs and vines. Roller-printed in black, pale blue, yellow, maroon, red and three greens on white ground. Marked with American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo and pattern number "1458" in selvedge.

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
A.W.P.M.A. dates
Inscriptions
"A. W. P. M. A. [logo] / 1458" (printed)
"Duplicate card of # 23 / Old house in Maine --" (handwritten)
"#23 / Duplicate card + / paper from old house in / Maine." (Written on jelly jar sticker)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 5/8 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.584
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288379

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
blueberries
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Pattern No.
1458
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2 (inches)

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