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

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.795b

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Waterhouse

Accession Number

1985.795A

Places

United States

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