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2001.281.1098 (RS196847)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper from Thompson, Connecticut. Pattern of repeating stylized tulips framed by foliate scrolls is printed over a small-scale white geometric background pattern of chevrons and dots. Printed over the tulip pattern is a small-scale pattern of black wavy lines and dots. The under and over-printed patterns are meant to imitate the texture of a woven textile or tapestry. Roller-printed in pink, maroon, olive, blue, green, black and white on brown ground.

Details

Maker
Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
"1445 / IMPERIAL SPECIAL [text inside banner logo, crown divides the two words]" (printed)
"Give me by Mrs. Harriet Touchette / Mrs. Mary Baker - Off Phinney Lane Centerville / From 150 yr. old house / owned previously by Mrs. Heidi Roosevelt (4th cousin of FDR) / Thompson, Conn--- / Victorian paper with effect of burlap" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Centerville (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Thompson (Windham county, Connecticut)
United States
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1098
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292833
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1985.19 Relationship Paper cut from the same roll in Dorothy Waterhouse's collection.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flower
Tulips
scrolls
imitation textile
tapestry
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1445
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 1/4, print width 18 (inches)

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