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2001.281.1114 (RS196907)

Description

Rolled fragment of unused floral wallpaper from the William H. Greeley Homestead, Gloucester, Maine. All-over pattern of flowers, grasses and hanging floral vines. Roller-printed in two light yellows, orange, pale green, olive, maroon and red on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"125 / A. W. P. M. A [in scrolling banner logo]" (Pattern number / American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo)
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
20 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1114
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292871

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
morning glories
vine
grasses
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
125
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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