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2001.281.1107 (RS196844)

Description

Rolled fragment of rose medallion wallpaper from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Pattern of rose sprigs framed by small oval medallions with scalloped edges. Small bow knots tied to foliate swags form background pattern. Roller-printed in pink, red and dusty rose on red ground with mica flakes. Paper is embossed with vertical ribbed pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
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)
Location of origin
United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1107
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292848

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Rose Sprigs
Bow Knots
Ribbon
floliate swags
Scalloped Edge
Medallions
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 1/4, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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