Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1935-1960

GUSN

GUSN-177466

Description

Unused sample. Pattern featuring Currier & Ives subjects. The four scenes pictures are: Nathaniel Currier and his wife in their sleigh; the first train of the New York Central Railroad; "Preparing for the Market"; and "Steamboat Race on the Mississippi". Printed in red, two greens, yellow, blue, black on an off-white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

2459

Associated Building

Sampson Gifford House (Duxbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

3726

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1996.61

Maker

United Wallpapers, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 14 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Rosamond Gifford

Accession Number

2000.530

Reference Notes

"Walls by Hickey," sample book volume II, 1937, pg. 57 (1996.61)

Date

1935-1960 (1937- date of sample book (1996.61) (1937))

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Engraved

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ivory

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Currier and Ives

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

train
horse-drawn sleigh
steamboats
farm
horses
chickens