Skip to content

Search Collections

Wallpapered Board

1986.1090 (RS207179)

Description

Wallpapered board. Top layer is an American roller-printed copy of an English block-printed design, "The Thelma" by R. Hamilton. Large Art Nouveau flowers, perhaps irises, printed in maroon, pink, and three greens on tan ground. Maroon striations create the appearance of fabric.

Details

Maker
After Hamilton, R. (Artist, Designer)
Date
1910
circa
Location of origin
USA
Material
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Construction Materials
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (binding components)
Lumber
sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
63.5 x 20 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1090
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Mark P. Lorett
GUSN
241425
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 261, fig 77.1 and p.262, fig. 77.a - shows the original "The Thelma" with maker's marks.
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.2186A
Title Wallpaper on board Accession number 1986.1088
Title Wallpaper on board Accession number 1986.1089

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
iris
floral
Period/Style
art nouveau
Pattern Name
The Thelma
State
Original
Theme
floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

Comments