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2001.281.1073 (RS196727)

Description

Rolled fragment of floral stripe wallpaper produced by Hobbs, Benton & Heath, Hoboken, New Jersey. Damask stripe alternates with stripe featuring stylized roses with square flowers on long stem. The roses are circles by a gold medallion and stylized flowers. Roller-printed in pink, maroon, metallic gold, brown, gray, pale blue on cream ground. Pattern matches frieze 2001.281.1072.

Details

Maker
Hobbs, Benton & Heath (Manufacturer)
Date
1904-1917
Dates Hobbs, Benton & Heath were in business.
Inscriptions
"HOBBS [in box logo] / 1184 / 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)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1073
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292087
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Frieze Accession number 2001.281.1072 Relationship Matching frieze pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized roses
Stripes
damask
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1184
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 18 (inches)

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