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2001.281.588.1 (RS195055)

Description

Fragment of a pictorial wallpaper border from Hodgdon's Island, Boothbay, Maine. Greek figures in various poses against metallic gold background. Fragment does not include a full repeat. Roller-printed in black, two browns, green, blue, gray, nude, and metallic gold on mauve ground. Paper is machine-made, embossed with a pebbled texture. An end roll or lining paper is affixed to the right hand side of the fragment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"parlor" (See also correspondence between donor and Bernard Scott in object file dated 1985.)
Associated Building
Original To , Library.
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.588.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288507
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.588.2AB Relationship Associated wallpaper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Greek Revival
Figures
pictorial
Form
wall fragment
Pattern No.
823
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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