Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1945-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177591

Description

Three unused rolls. Pattern composed of vertical stripe of tall basket or urn filled with flowers alternating with floral spray. Edged wtih heart motif and stylized leaf and flower. Prints in pink, mauve, three greens, blue, yellow, grey on grey ground. Drop repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

Join / Trim / Birge / 1789 / Run 5 / The Marseille (printed on left selvedge: "JOIN/TRIM [up arrow}/BIRGE/1789/RUN 5/THE MARSEILLE" printed on right selvedge: "~UNION MADE~/WATERFAST/TRIM [up arrow]/DROP PATTERN/JOIN")
Union Made / waterfast / trim / drop pattern / join (printed)

Pattern

The Marseille

Pattern No.

1789

Associated Building

Original To Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.), Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

651
1948.746

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1985.870

Maker

M.H. Birge & Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chelsea, MA, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

roll x 19 3/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1950.604.1-.3

Date

1945-1950 (Paper installed 1950.)

Places

New Ipswich (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral bouquet
urn
heart
leaf
stripe