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2001.281.1104 (RS196851)

Description

Rolled fragment of red flocked wallpaper from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Fragment is the center of pattern only. Large-scale foliate damask roller-printed in red flocking, flocking overprinted in dark red, on light cream polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
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.)
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
damask
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1104
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292845

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Foliate scroll
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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