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1968.80.6.1-.2 (RS203970)

Description

Layer of wallpaper (.1) with border (.2). Removed from the second floor right rear room of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Two fragments of wallpaper (.1) with a circular swirl pattern roller-printed in yellow, blue, white on gray ground. "Wm. H. Mairs & Co. / 1836" printed in selvedge. Wallpaper border (.2) printed with pattern of leaves and flowers spilling over a stripe resembling ceramic tile blocks. Paper is embossed with square pattern.\n

Details

Maker
Mairs, William H. (Manufacturer)
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Wm H. Mairs & Co./2 Rolls/1836" (Printed in selvedge.)
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1968.80.6.1-.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
40812
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Period/Style
Geometric
Floral
Form
Wall fragment
Pattern No.
1836
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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