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2001.281.1099 (RS196838)

Description

Rolled fragment of gilt-figure wallpaper from Edgartown, Massachusetts. Embossed flower and fern bouquet figures spaced at regular intervales between embossed leaf and acorn stripes. Gold leaf applied to embossed areas. Gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
Mrs. George H. Reid / Edgartown / Mass / Mrs. Waterhouse / 313 Commonwealth / Boston / tel - 5368319" (handwritten)
"This pattern might / be sold to this person / [text missing] deals in Wall paper" (written in red pencil, not written by Dorothy Waterhouse)
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Edgartown (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Reid, George H., Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 3/4 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1099
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292835

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral Bouquet
ferns
acorns
stripes
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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