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2001.281.602 (RS195040)

Description

Fragment of unused floral wallpaper from Portland, Maine. Stylized flowers and buds on curling stems form a dense, all-over floral pattern in a tan palette with orange and mica accents. Roller-printed in liquid mica, pale yellow, tan, brown and orange on creamy yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Miss Marion Merrill / Hollis St / Portland Me." (handwritten)
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 x 18 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.602
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288623

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Aesthetic
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/4, print width 17 3/4 (inches)

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