Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177426

Description

Cut sample of scenic, medallion-style wallpaper. Pattern of alternating medallions inset with man and woman in pastoral setting and a bouquet of flowers. Scrolled leaves and garlands surround the medallions. Printed in yellows, browns, red, pink, white, beige on yellow ground. . Both sides of paper are framed with border scrolled designs on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

6001

Associated Building

Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3062

People and Organizations

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

Maker

Birge Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

27 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.132

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

courtship

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

landscape figure
medallion
floral bouquet
garlands