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2001.281.1100 (RS196843)

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper from Salem, Massachusetts. Naturalistic rose bouquets repeat at interval down the center of the roll. Pairs of smaller rose sprigs are printed along the edge of the paper between the bouquets. Pattern imitates the French block-print florals popular from 1820-1830s. Roller-printed in two greens, two peaches, orange, red, blue-gray and gray on taupe ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"Stacey - Salem / Gay boquet of roses - on gray-brown" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1100
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292839

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Bouquets
Sprigs
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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