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2001.281.1047 (RS196705)

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper. Meandering floral vine with pink roses and yellow morning glories over background of light blue and liquid mica stripes. Roller-printed in two greens, yellow, white, two pinks, fuschia and liquid mica on light blue ground. Manufactured by Kayser & Allman. Pattern number 672.

Details

Maker
Kayser & Allman (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1890
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)
Location of origin
United States
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1047
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291860

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Morning Glories
Floral Vine
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
672
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2, print width 18 (inches)

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