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2001.281.1183 (RS197910)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper manufactured by the Thomas Strahan Company, Chelsea, Massachusetts titled "The Quincy." All-over white floral pattern of large fern-like fans surrounded by flowers and scrolling foliate branches. The pattern is block-printed in white on an irisé ground of blue, green and yellow.

Details

Maker
Thomas Strahan & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1930-1940
Inscriptions
"T.S.Co [thistle logo] / 5391 / The Quincy" (printed)
"Repro rainbow paper / as in HGO" (HGO = Harrison Gray Otis House, Boston, Massachusetts.)
Location of origin
Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1183
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293416

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Scrolling Foliate Stems
Ferns
Fans
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
The Quincy
Pattern No.
5391
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22, print width 20 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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