Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176925

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Allover floral design of peonies, lilies, daffodils, and passion flowers. Printed in cream, tan, brown, and olive green against a metallic gold field on an ochre ground and over printed with sepia pin stripes. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Say 90's/Miss Marion Merril/Portland / Paper down home / D. Waterhouse Gift" (Handwritten on verso)

Additional Identification Number

2941
1985.795

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

29 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Waterhouse

Accession Number

1985.795A

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.795b

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

peonies
daffodils
lilies
passion flowers

Period/Style

Floral