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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.694 (RS194112)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized imitation of architectural molding. Small metallic gold arches with stylized torch or flower figures frame stylized floral figures and arabesque lines in light blue on blue background. Lower band with chain link pattern in metallic gold on black background. Roller-printed in cream, metallic gold, two blues and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"North Andover" (In Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
"571 c" (Somekind of old accession number? Old SPNEA wallpaper number?)
"36:44" (handwritten)
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
arabesques
borders (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 8 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.694
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289775

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Arches
Architectural Molding
stylized flower
chain
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 3/4 (inches)

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