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2001.281.1058 (RS196687)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with all-over scroll pattern. Stylized foliate scrolls alternate with floral scrolls. Three scrolls per paper width. Roller-printed in olive, brown, tan, silver liquid mica, peach liquid mica, yellow liquid mica on yellow ground. York Card and Paper Company logo and pattern number 712 printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
York Card & Paper Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1891-1900
York Card and Paper Co. established 1891.
Inscriptions
"Portland Me" (handwritten)
"York Card & Paper Co. [in banner logo] / 712" (Manufacturer logo and pattern number)
"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
York, Pennsylvania, United States
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)
York (York county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1058
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291923

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Scrolls
Foliate
Floral
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
712
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2, print width 17 3/4 (inches)

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