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2001.281.918 (RS194313)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Large peach flowers and smaller yellow flowers with foliage against upper band of yellow (on olive ground) and lower band of red with yellow half-circle and diamond pattern along upper and lower edges. Red stripe runs along upper border. Roller-printed in red, two yellows, two peaches, white, brown, and two greens on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Caswell house / Bolton built 1775" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Caswell House (Bolton, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bolton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 25 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.918
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290114

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
foliage
diamond
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 5/8 (inches)

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