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2001.281.614 (RS195060)

Description

Yellow and pink butterflies with black-tipped wings fly among loose sprays of flowers and grasses roller-printed in metallic gold and light blue, black, yellow, pink and gray on white ground. The paper is embossed with a horizontal rib texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Pearl Gallant / 27 E. Elm St. / Yarmouth Maine" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.614
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288821

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Butterflies
Flowers
Grasses
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 7/8, repeat width 18, print width 18 (inches)

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