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2001.281.1115 (RS196901)

Description

Rolled fragment of unused wallpaper border from the William H. Greeley Homestead, Gloucester, Maine. Large, green scrolling foliate vine on peach background flanked above and below by bands of maroon and yellow stylized flowers on ochre stripe. Roller-printed in three greens, pale yellow, maroon and ochre on taupe ground

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
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
9 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1115
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292874

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Foliate scrolls
Vine
Stripes
Stylized flowers
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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