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2001.281.1125 (RS198048)

Description

Partial roll of scenery figure wallpaper. Large-scale vignette scenic vignette depicting park-like landscape. In the landscape is a monument with columns in the distance, a pond, stone balustrade and steps in foreground. The scene is framed by arbor of roses and a tree. Roller-printed in two browns, three blues, two greens, two pinks, two tans, gray on a gold, glittering ground. Paper is embossed with an asymmetrical texture. Manufactured by Thomas Strahan Company, pattern number 6272.

Details

Maker
Thomas Strahan Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"6272 / T . S. Co. [Thistle logo]" (printed)
"Given by / Mrs. Jos. Howle[?]" (Name is difficult to read.)
Location of origin
Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
78 x 30 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1125
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292898

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Landscape
Monument
Column
Water
Balustrade
Steps
Arbor
Roses
Trees
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
6272
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 7/8, print width 28 1/2 (inches)

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