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2001.281.1090 (RS196854)

Description

Rolled fragment of "The Apple Tree" wallpaper from the Woodward House in Massachusetts. Large-scale, stylized trees with triangular, leafy canopies. The trees shows some similarities to the Arts and Crafts style. Each tree has a single wayward branch and small patches of stylized flowers grown between the trees. Roller-printed in green, blue, brown and red on green ground. English.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
"TRIM OFF EITHER SIDE / THE 'APPLE TREE' " (Roll edges tattered, some of text missing.)
"Late & homely / Circa 1900 / From Cambridge (Allis) / From Woodward House - Lynnfield or Reading" ("Lynnfield or Reading" added later.)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Woodward Emory House (Cambridge, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Allis, Nancy Olive Morison
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 3/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1090
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292367

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized trees
Flowers
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Apple Tree
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21, print width 21 1/8 (inches)

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