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2001.281.1178 (RS197921)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper manufactured by Robert S. Hobbs & Co. with pattern of green scrolls and purple flowers. Roller-printed in four greens and three purples on light cream ground. Manufacturer's name and pattern number 1620 WH printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
Robert S. Hobbs & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1893
Robert S. Hobbs & Co taken over by National Wall Paper in 1893.
Inscriptions
"ROBERT S. HOBBS & CO. 1620. WH" (printed)
Location of origin
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1178
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293382

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Scrolls
Strapwork
Flowers
Sprigs
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1620
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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