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2001.281.1045 (RS196694)

Description

Partial roll of floral medallion wallpaper manufactured by Frederick Beck & Company, New York. Oval medallion tied and hung with a ribbon from scrolling acanthus leaves. The medallion is festooned with floral swags and frames a bouquet of flowers. the pattern is block-printed in green and olive flocking on white ground.

Details

Maker
Frederick Beck & Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"Fred. Beck & Co." (Flocked)
"This Roll for Mrs. Waterhouse" (handwritten)
"Late flock / Mrs. Albert Shaw" (handwritten)
"Victorian - mid 19th cenutry / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New Yokr, New York, United States
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York City (New York state)
Descriptive terms
flocking
floral patterns
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1045
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291839

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Medallion
Oval
Floral Swags
Festoon
Ribbon
Scrolls
Acanthus
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 5/8, print width 20 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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