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1971.140.1 (RS203993)

Description

Two fragments of the first layer of wallpaper removed from a beam in the attic ("room k") of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Scrolling floral pattern roller-printed in pale yellow, white, pale green and outlined in dark olive on cream ground. (Same paper found in the Southeast bedroom, 1971.137.9).\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Attic.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.140.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
48460

Wallpaper Details

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

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