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2001.281.1172 (RS197907)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper manufactured by Howell & Brothers, Philadelphia. The paper is roller-printed with a large, repeating stylized floral sprig in metallic gold, tan, brown, and pale green on peach ground. Manufacturer's name and pattern number 1250L printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
Howell & Brothers (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"HOWELL & BROTHERS, 1250L" (printed)
Location of origin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1172
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293373

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Sprig
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1250L
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/4, print width 18 (inches)

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