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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1015A-F (RS196370)

Description

Partial roll (A) and five fragments (B-F) printed with square and triangular wallpaper medallions used to accent straight wallpaper borders. Central element in both the squares and triangles is a circle or semi-circle figure with radiating arms terminating in trefoil figures. Roller-printed in metallic gold, two browns and red flocking on brown ground. The flocking is overprinted in orange and black. "Shawmut 256" is printed in metallic gold on the face of the paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Shawmut / 256" (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
flocking
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1015A-F
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291449

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Quatrefoil
Trefoil
medallions
Circle
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Shawmut
Pattern No.
256
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4, print width 4 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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