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Wallpaper and wallpaper border attached to building stud

2001.281.1198 (RS198204)

Description

Fragments of wallpaper and flocked wallpaper border attached to building stud. Wallpaper is an 1880s floral pattern roller-printed in green, light blue, dark gray, black and red on gray ground. The border, dating from 1860-1870, has a classical pattern of fretwork and stylized leaf figures block-printed in tan, cream, metallic gold, and green flocking on white ground. The flocking is overprinted in green and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Jared / Coffin House / Built 1832 / School St Edgartown / Ell built / later" (handwritten)
Material
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
studs (structural components)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 x 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1198
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293812

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Aesthetic
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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