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2001.281.971.2 (RS195164)

Description

Fragment of diaper-pattern wallpaper presumed to be from the Wade Homestead, Ipswich, Massachusetts. Navy blue quatrefoils consisting of four stylized flower heads are framed by a white, diamond-shaped lattice. Roller-printed in blue, white and black on ungrounded paper. Wood pulp is visible in the paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Very early" [underlined] (In same handwriting and pen as notes associated with 2001.281.971.1ab. )
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Wade House (Ipswich, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Ipswich (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Wade, Mary
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.971.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291011
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.971.1AB Relationship Papers glued to same piece of paperboard.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.971.3

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Quatrefoil
Diamond
Stylized Flower
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2, repeat width 2 5/8 (inches)

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