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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1071 (RS196728)

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders produced by the Robert Graves Co., New York. Two borders per roll width. Borders have a pattern of panels with rectangular cartouche framing flower figure and topped with a palmette. Roller-printed in white, blue-gray, gray and four browns on tan ground.

Details

Maker
Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
"5995 / K / THE ROBERT GRAVES CO." (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
New York, New York, United States
Associated Building
Original To Mosher Farm.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
New York City (New York state)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1071
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292081

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Ashlar
Stylized flower
Palmette
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
5995
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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