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Framed collection of wallpaper samples

2014.52.1 (RS207227)

Description

Framed collection of wallpaper and wallpaper border samples from the Jackson Homestead, Newton, MA. Many floral papers (some embossed), an Aesthetic floral design, several Anglo-Japanese papers and one Japanese leather paper. Arranged into a collage and mounted under glass in a plain silver metal frame. All samples used in New England.

Details

Maker
Jackson Homestead (Collector)
Date
1865-1900
wallpaper date range
Inscriptions
Wallpaper and wallpaper borders / used in New England, 1865-1900 (typewritten and affixed to back of frame)
Property of Jackson Homestead / Newton, MA (handwritten)
Historic Newton Corner (handwritten)
Associated Building
Exhibited At Jackson Homestead (Newton, MA).
Material
embossing
glass (material)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Newton Corner (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
embossing
glass (material)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30.5 x 40.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.52.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
301009

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