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2001.281.1105 (RS196850)

Description

Rolled display sample of yellow floral wallpaper with attached gold flocked borders from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Sidewall paper is block-printed with a large-scale, exotic floral pattern in ochre and metallic gold on polished yellow ground. The borders, affixed at the top and bottom of the sidewall, are printed with multiple stripes of metallic gold and tan and brown flocking.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
"Elaborate Flocks and Golds / from Middleboro, Mass./ (Delano-) / Decorators papers of the 1880-1910 / era" (handwritten)
"Elaborate [underlined] / Flocks + golds / of 1870-1880 [underlined] / Middleboro, Mass / Delano" (handwritten)
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
flocking
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
42 1/2 x 20 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1105
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292846
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1106 Relationship Sampe pattern, different colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Display sample
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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