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2001.281.1087 (RS196852)

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper from Duxbury, Massachusetts. Large-scale diamond pattern formed by wavy lines resembling meandering paths. Inside the "paths" are depictions of planted fields, farms and apple trees. The diamonds frame large blossoming apple tree branches. Roller printed in black, dark green, blue, yellow and pink on tan ground. The paper is lightly embossed with a woven texture. "Baeck W. P. Co." and "Muralia" are printed in the selvedge.

Details

Maker
Baeck Wall Paper Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
Mrs. Herbert W. Kelley / Washington St. / Duxbury" (Not in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)
Location of origin
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]
Duxbury (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Kelley, Herbert W., Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1087
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292288

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diamonds
Apple Tree Branches
Apple Blossoms
Farms
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Muralia
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 11 1/2 (inches)

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