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2001.281.1051 (RS196715)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper with all-over foliate pattern. Wispy foliate branches, reminiscent the William Morris "Willow" pattern, with small flowers. Roller-printed in two browns and metallic gold on ochre ground. Manufactured by Warren, Lange & Co., New York. Pattern number 2443.

Details

Maker
Warren, Lange & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1885-1892
Warren, Lange & Co in business from 1878-1892
Inscriptions
"1900 / Portland / Merrill" (handwritten)
"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
New York, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York City (New York state)
Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Merrill, Marion
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
31 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1051
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291888

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Willow
Leaves
Flowers
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
2443
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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