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2001.281.1113 (RS196920)

Description

Rolled fragment of unused floral wallpaper from the dining room of the William H. Greeley Homestead, New Gloucester, Maine. Loose-stemmed floral bouquets form all-over pattern. Roller-printed in black, maroon, peach and pale yellow on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Greeley Homestead, New Gloucester, Maine / Dining room wallpaper hung, presumably, between 1882-1894" (Not written by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
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
13 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1113
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292864

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
bouquets
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 11 7/8, print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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