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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1075 (RS196725)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper border. Oatmeal paper roller-printed with flowers and stripes. Roller-printed in two browns, blue, three shades of violet, black, two greens, and a gold flakes on tan ground. Union Made logo printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
"M. P. & C. M. of U. S. / Union Made" [logo] (Unidentified Union logo.)
"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
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1075
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292092

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Oatmeal
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 6 1/2 (inches)

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