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Wallpaper Border or Frieze

2001.281.608 (RS194338)

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper frieze from Saco, Maine. Rose bouquets are suspended upside down from a bow knot and delicate floral festoon. Upper and lower scrolling borders. Roller-printed in pink, red, dark maroon and metallic gold on rainbow ground of pale green and rose.

Details

Maker
Janeway & Carpenter (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Carl Forster / 45 Ferry Rd. / Saco, Me --" (Handwritten)
Location of origin
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
friezes (ornamental areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 3/8 x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.608
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288726

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Ribbon
Bow Knot
Festoon
Scrolls
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
242
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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