Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1915

GUSN

GUSN-177667

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Art nouveau pattern of roses on thorny stems. The paper stock of the rose pattern has the texture of an oatmeal paper and the ground is printed with brown striations that imitate grass cloth. Printed in two greens, red and brown on an unground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.), 2nd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1198

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.340.1-

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 1/4 x 13 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1969.340.6

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, fig.77.2, p.263; p.261 and 263

Places

Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses on long
thorny stems

Period/Style

Art Nouveau