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2001.281.1055 (RS196693)

Description

Rolled fragment of English floral wallpaper. Large-scale pattern of floral bouquet in hanging basket with pink and white roses, morning glories, daisies, and passion flowers. Roller-printed in white, six pinks, four greens, four blues, five browns, yellow and four purples on polished white ground. The selvedge is printed with English registry number 262509 and patent date of January 8, 1901.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1901
Inscriptions
"RD 362509 / PATENTED JANY. 8. 1901" (English registry number and patent date.)
"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
England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1055
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291910

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Morning Glories
Daisies
Passion Flowers
Basket
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 3/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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