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2001.281.1103 (RS196848)

Description

Rolled fragment of green flocked wallpaper from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Floral damask pattern with large-scale, stylized flower framed by serpentine foliate scroll and foliate vine. Roller-printed in metallic silver and green flocking on yellow ground with mica flakes.

Details

Maker
H. Scott Richmond & Co. (Manufacturer)
Mott, Henry H. (Designer)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Elaborate Flocks and Golds from Middleboro, Mass. (Delano-) Decorators papers of the 1880-1910 era" (Found with four other wallpaper fragments in a paper bag. Note written on 2001.281.1105)
"[text missing] Priory H.[text missing]" (printed)
"Green flock / 1870" (handwritten)
Location of origin
England
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
damask
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1103
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292842
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1985.777 Relationship Sampe paper - also donated by Dorothy Waterhouse.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flower
foliate scroll
Vine
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Priory
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 37 1/2, print width 21 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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