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2001.281.1046 (RS196714)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper. Diaper-pattern with quatrefoil figures block printed in metallic gold and black on taupe ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Victorian - mid 19th century / 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)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1046
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291848

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diamonds
Quatrefoils
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/4, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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