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Hall wallpaper

2006.44.3488 (RS103698)

Description

Wallpaper fragments and several unused rolls, ashlar pattern of gray, white, and beige blocks with horses pulling a man in a chariot, accompanied by a flying cherub. Fragments from envelope marked "Paper from #34 at the Restoration". Removed from the 1st and 2nd floor Hall by Betty Phillips during the 1971-1974 restoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"6089/J.J.M" (Gray ink)
"3 Rolls of Hall Paper/for refurnishing 34 Chestnut St" (Anna P. Phillips script)
"To: Mrs. Stephen W. Phillips/No 34 Chestnut St Salem/Mass/BUNCE'S/MIDDLETOWN. CONN/PARCEL POST/IF THIS PACKAGE REMAINS UNDELIVERED PLEASE NOTIFY/SENDERS AT ONCE AND RETURN POSTAGE WILL BE PROVIDED" (printed)
"Paper from #34 at the Restoration/Rust + Tan Chinese-dining Room/Gray-Hall/Grass Cloth-Parlor/Tan with green-Stephen's Bedroom" (Betty W. Phillips script, blue ink)
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3488
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
225638

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