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2001.281.1076 (RS198120)

Description

Fabric backed wallpaper sample from "Childs" wallpaper shop in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Large-scale floral trail wallpaper with stylized carnations, strawberries, peonies, morning glories and other flowers growing from the same meandering vine. Block-printed in black, three greens, pink, fuschia, red, two browns, two purples and blue on light cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"9924 J Baxenden OSS/4.00" (Handwritten in large letters, expcept for "Baxenden" which is written in red ink.)
"Cravel Design" (handwritten)
"E 13 C / SCQ1LS1" (Ones written in European style. Handwritten large.)
"9924-J / DRS 4.00" (Written small. )
Associated Building
Original To Childs Paper Shop (Cambridge, MA).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
57 3/4 x 39 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1076
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292121

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Meandering Vine
Carnations
Strawberries
Peonies
Morning Glories
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
Display Sample
Pattern Name
Baxenden
Pattern No.
9924
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 42 1/2, repeat width 42, print width 21 (inches)

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