Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-177583

Description

Four partial rolls. Pattern composed of long-tailed bird (a finch?) set within a scalloped-shaped, floral medallion. Prints in green, brown, mauve, yellow on green ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

New Hampshire Bird / Nancy McClelland Inc. (printed on left selvedge: "NEW HAMPSHIRE BIRD/ Nancy McClelland Inc.")

Pattern

New Hampshire Bird

Associated Building

Lyman Estate (Waltham, Mass.), Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

1835

People and Organizations

Nancy McClelland

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1978.205A-E

Reference Notes

A similar paper appears in the 1941 catalog "Re-Creating Old American Designs in Wallpaper," Item #6, MASS. BIRD.

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bird
tulips
medallion
floral
finch