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2001.281.1074AB (RS196381)

Description

Two fragments of unused floral wallpaper. All-over pattern of large pink poppies on meandering green stems. Background pattern of small horizontal dashes. Roller-printed in pink liquid mica, pink, red and three greens on ungrounded paper. Union Made logo printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
"M. P. & C. M. of U. S. / Union Made [logo]" (Unidentified union logo.)
"Mosher Farm / Gorham Me - / Poor 1890's" (handwritten)
"Mosher?" [circled]
"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
Associated Building
Original To Mosher Farm.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1074AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292090

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Poppies
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 (inches)

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