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Wallpaper Frieze

2001.281.1072 (RS196716)

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper frieze produced by the Hobbs, Benton, & Heath, Hoboken, New Jersey. Roller-printed in pink, maroon, metallic gold, brown, gray, pale blue on cream ground.

Details

Maker
Hobbs, Benton & Heath (Manufacturer)
Date
1904-1917
Dates Hobbs, Benton & Heath were in business.
Inscriptions
"HOBBS [in box logo] / 2184 / K" (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
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Associated Building
Original To Mosher Farm.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Hoboken (Hudson county, New Jersey)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1072
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292085
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1073

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Roses
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
2184
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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