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2001.281.956 (RS195294)

Description

Fragment of block-printed wallpaper from Bourne, Massachusetts. Pattern of small red and white floral rosettes or medallions alternating with smaller red floral sprigs. Probably ungrounded paper. Reproduced as "Eagle Hill" by Waterhouse Wallhangings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
"Mr. Hayde / + Steve Hayes / [illegible] / [illegible] - Bourne dealer" (Some of text is missing. Paper it was written on has been torn away.)
"Eagle Hill - Cape Cod Canal" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.956
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290753
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.735.1-.6 Relationship Samples of "Eagle Hill" Reproduction.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.957.1AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Rosette
Medallion
Spring
Period/Style
Sprig
Medallion
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 3/4, repeat width 4 3/4 (inches)

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