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2001.281.1096 (RS196842)

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper from Wellfleet, Massachusetts. All-over pattern of small white flowers attached to leafy stems. Roller-printed in dark brown, pale yellow and yellow on brown ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"770" (printed)
"Freeman Baker house - about 200 years old / Truro Rd. Wellfleet / Miss Ethel Nickerson's house / Discovered in the house 64 years ago." (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Nickerson, Ethel, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1096
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292823

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Sprigs
Foliate
Leaves
Flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
770
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/4, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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