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2001.281.1048 (RS196698)

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper. All-over pattern of stylized flowers roller-printed in light yellow with metallic copper dots on peach ground. The background is roller-printed in metallic gold. The paper is embossed with a woven pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
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)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1048
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291875

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
dots
Period/Style
Floral
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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