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2001.281.1112.2 (RS196883)

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper from the parlor of the William H. Greeley Homestead, New Gloucester, Maine. Wallpaper is second layer of two. First layer is still affixed. All-over floral of groups of planted stylized flowers. Roller-printed in metallic gold, black, peach and pale green on brown ground. This paper was still on the wall of the home's parlor in 1979.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"This w.p. is now on the parlor wall of the Wm Greeley house in New Gloucester, Maine + is lovely" ((See also, letter from Dorothy Waterouse about her visit to the Wm. Greeley house. In object file).)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To William H. Greeley Homestead.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New Gloucester (Cumberland county, Maine)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Greeley, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1112.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292861
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1112.1 Relationship First layer of wallpaper. Below 2001.281.1112.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 (inches)

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