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2001.281.1057 (RS196703)

Description

Rolled fragment of unused, all-over floral wallpaper. An Aesthetic-style floral paper with flowers in dark red, brown and purple and dense green foliage. Roller-printed in two yellows, red, dark purple, brown, black, white and dark olive on light olive ground. The American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo and pattern number 609 are printed in the selvedge.

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Active period of the A.W.P.M.A.
Inscriptions
"Good design - similar to Acton floral" (handwritten)
"0 / 609 / A. W. P. M. A [in scroll logo]" (Pattern number and American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo)
"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
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States (Sierra county, New Mexico) [mine]
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1057
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291917

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliage
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
609
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 13, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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