Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177416

Description

Cut sample of pastoral scenic wallpaper. Broken line patterned background. Scene is of three sheep that alternates with lady's straw hat filled with flowers. Bordered with flowers and zigzag and dot pattern. Printed in pinks, greens, white, and brown on beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Pastorale

Pattern No.

2930

Associated Building

Original To Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3110

People and Organizations

United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1987.364
Title Accession Number 1922.13

Maker

Birge Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

27 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.363

Reference Notes

see "Wallpaper in New England," p. 186, 46-a #6 for photo of an original sample of this design.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

pastoral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sheep
flowers
lady's straw hat

Period/Style

Landscape figure