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2001.281.596A-E (RS194361)

Description

Five fragments of wallpaper from Bath, Maine. Paper is printed with stylized, large sunflower blossoms popular with Aestheic Movement designers. Grasses and petals strewn between the flowers. Roller-printed in pale yellow and metallic gold on blue-gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Trott / Bath Me" (handwritten)
"Trott / Bath Me" (handwritten)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Trott, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.596A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288566
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Sunflowers
Grasses
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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