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2001.281.588.2AB (RS195046)

Description

Stylized floral wallpaper fragments from Hodgdon's Island, Boothbay, Maine. The floral pattern features two urn figures filled with flowers and foliage. The figures are surrounded by sprigs and sprays, forming a dense all-over floral pattern. Roller-printed in light olive, three pinks, metallic gold, blue, tan and brown on black ground. Fragment (A) shows the pattern repeat, the colors of fragment (B) are more vibrant.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Associated Building
Original To .
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.588.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288510
Related Items
Title Wallpaper border Accession number 2001.281.588.1 Relationship Associated border.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 5/8, repeat width 12 1/2 (inches)

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