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2001.281.1059 (RS196701)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with willow and flower pattern. All-over pattern of olive colored stylized willow branches and flowers accented in dark red and with metallic gold dots. Roller-printed in dark olive, dark red and metallic gold on olive ground. Pattern number 855 printed in the selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1885
Inscriptions
"855" (printed)
"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"
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1059
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291935

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Willow branches
Dots
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
855
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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