Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1945-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177428

Description

Cut sample of scenic figure wallpaper. Scenic medallions of roses and flowers and possibly Psyche and Cupid against background of diapered patterning. Two stripes of light and dark brown on both edges with zig-zag motif in white. Printed in pinks, browns, aqua, and white on yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

The Buckman

Pattern No.

6638

Associated Building

Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3099

People and Organizations

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

Maker

Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

28 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.351

Reference Notes

"Album of Colonial Reproductions" Thomas Strahan Company, 1938 and 1948 editions

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

love

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Psyche
Cupid
medallion
roses
flowers

Period/Style

Scenery figure