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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.339A-E (RS191068)

Description

Five fragments of unused floral wallpaper border from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Border with flowers and leaves spilling over trellis design along lower edge. Thinner upper edge design of stripes and dots. Pale yellow background covers much of the olive green ground. Roller-printed in orange, red, pale yellow, black, dark green, pale green and white on olive ground. "A.W.P.M.A." logo and pattern number "1303" printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"Mrs. John Gallishaw / Concord Ave / Cambridge" (On Fragment (A))
"A.W.P.M.A. / 1303" (Logo with lettering inside scroll / pattern number)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 46 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.339A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283992

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Form
unused
Pattern No.
1303
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 13 (inches)

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