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2001.281.1124 (RS196708)

Description

Fragment of geometric wallpaper. Three-dimensional block or "step" pattern with chains. Block-printed in black and white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"Like old / iron works / but not [underlined] / exactly" (Refers to wallpaper from the Saugus Iron Works, see 2001.281.315ab.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
geometric patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1124
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292892
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.315AB Relationship Similiar pattern.
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.317 Relationship Similar pattern.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.318.1 Relationship Similar pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Block
Steps
Chains
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Wall fragment
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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