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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.914A-C (RS194527)

Description

Three fragments with two uncut rows of floral wallpaper border. Yellow and red flowers with green foliage grow upward against yellow background. Brown and black stripes along upper edge of the border. Brown band with dot and dash pattern runs along lower edge of border. Flowers spill over lower band. Roller-printed in black, two browns, two yellows, ochre, three greens, orange and dark red on white ground. Selvedge printed with "A. W. P. M. A." logo and pattern number "109".

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Active period of American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association.
Inscriptions
"A. W. P. M. A. [logo] / 109" (American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo / pattern number 109)
"rented house" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 3/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.914A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290105

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
foliage
stripes
dots
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
109
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 (inches)

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