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2001.281.979.1 (RS195160)

Description

Fragment of stylized floral wallpaper from Eastham, Massachusetts. Wallpaper has all-over, dense pattern of stylized flowers. Roller-printed in brown, red, blue, black and pale yellow on light ochre ground. The "American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association" logo and a pattern number are printed, but only partially visible, in the selvedge. The fragment is affixed to paperboard. Affixed to the other side of the paperboard is another sample of the same pattern in a different colorway (see 2001.281.979.2). The pattern was reproduced by the Warner Company as "Eastham Daisy."\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"Eastham Daisy" (Handwritten on paperboard and then erased, but still visible. Pattern name of reproduction.)
"Eastham Mass / Old Freeman house, Rridge Rd." (Rridge is either supposed to be Bridge or Ridge. Entered as written.)
"A. W. P. M. A." [inside scroll logo] / 651 Y 1" (Pattern number is only partially visible, 651 may be 657.)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Freeman House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Eastham (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.979.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291111
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.737.1-.4 Relationship Reproduction by Warner.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.979.2 Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.832

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Daisy
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
651 or 657
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 3/4, repeat width 9, print width 18 (inches)

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