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2001.281.1170 (RS197920)

Description

Rolled fragment Allen-Higgins Co. floral trail wallpaper titled "Chintz." A variety of flowers in pastel colors grow from the same meandering vine or branch. Background pattern of repeating trio of hash marks. Roller printed in green, brown, black, mustard yellow, yellow, two pinks, maroon, two violets, light blue and gray on white ground. Selvedge printed with pattern number "049C 'Vogue' Papers" and pattern name "Chintz" as well as manufacturers name.

Details

Maker
Allen-Higgins Wallpaper Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"Suggestion of crewel design" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1170
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293352

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Vine
Branch
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chintz
Pattern No.
049C
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 3/4, print width 18 (inches)

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