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2001.281.591 (RS195059)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with scenic pattern from Gorham, Maine. Repeating vignette of trees framed by foliate scrolls, c-scrolls and floral sprays and festoons on a background printed to resemble grass matting or woven silk. The vignettes and framing scrollwork are roller-printed in metallic gold, metallic copper, brown, white, light blue, and three greens on top of the faux grass mat background. The background is printed in white pin dots and brown on tan ground. See Inscriptions.

Details

Maker
Gledhill Wallpaper Company (1880-1920) (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
"Gledhill Wall Paper Company, New York. N.Y. / 112 / G. W. P. Co. [in lozenge-shaped box]" (printed)
"Gorham Me -- / Mosher" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New York, New York, United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York City (New York state)
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
40 3/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.591
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288523

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Trees
Vignettes
Foliate scrolls
C-Scrolls
Sprays
Floral Festoons
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
Pattern No.
112
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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