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2001.281.592 (RS194352)

Description

Fragment of a diaper-patterned wallpaper from Gorham, Maine. Fourteen-sided lozenge figures form a thin-lined diaper pattern. Each lozenge frames a small, elongated quatrefoil. Roller-printed in brown, gray, blue, orange, red and green on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Gorham Me. / House of Mrs. Geo. Hutcherson" (Handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.592
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288525

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
quatrefoil
diaper
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 7/8, repeat width 2 5/16, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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