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2001.281.1186 (RS197916)

Description

Partial roll of Rococo Revival wallpaper from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Floral medallion pattern roller-printed in pink, red, green, blue and purple with scrolls and beads in tan and background stripes in gray on white satin ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
"glazed / Clapp house - Dorchester" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Clapp House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 5/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1186
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293453
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.94AB Relationship Another piece of the same wallpaper from the Clapp House.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Scrolls
Stripes
Beads
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Rococo Revival
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/8, print width 18 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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