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2001.281.1189 (RS197914)

Description

Partial roll of Renaissance Revival floral stripe wallpaper from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Small climbing vines of multi-colored flowers grows up a gray vertical stripe that runs along the left side of roll. The rest of the roll is printed with gray strapwork and scrolls forming loose medallions draped with floral swags and hanging vines Block-printed in green, mauve, brown, orange, blue and gray on a white polished ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Renaissance Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1189
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293474
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.93AB Relationship Same pattern and colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Swags
Vines
Sprig
Medallion
Stripe
Dot
Strapwork
Scrolls
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 3/4, print width 20 1.2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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