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1997.98 (RS203200)

Description

Roll of wallpaper. Trellis pattern enclosing squares; each of four corners is a large circular flowerhead alternating with square and leaf motif. Background of flowers. Block printed in red, light yellow, green, brown, and peach on light beige ground.

Details

Maker
Howell & Brothers (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1881
Inscriptions
Howell & Brothers / 555G (printed)
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1997.98
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Mark P. O'Brien
GUSN
302605

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flower
trellis
square
leaf
Period/Style
Eastlake
Pattern No.
555G
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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