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2001.281.1094 (RS196840)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper with pattern name "White Rose" from Lowell, Massachusetts. Chinoiserie-style wallpaper with alternating male and female figures with stereotypical Asian dress and stylized floral and decorative elements. Roller-printed in two blues on yellow ground. "U. W. P. C. of N. A. / Union Made" logo, "Waterfast" and "Light-tested-colors / White Rose" printed in right-hand selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1960
Inscriptions
"Top [over arrow] / RUN 1 / MADE IN U. S. A." (handwritten)
"U.W.P.C. OF N. A./UNION MADE [logo] / WATERFAST / LIGHT-TESTED-COLORS / WHITE ROSE"
"From Lowell, Mass / Wini Marian [?] / 45 Clark Rd / hoped I could find / the same for her d. r." (Uncertain of name may be Mrs. Winigmann or Winigmarin.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1094
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292819

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Male and Female figures
Stylized flowers
Stylized Asian clothing
Pagoda
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
White Rose
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/4, print width 18 (inches)

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